Central Venous Catheter Kit
1-Triple Lumen Catheter
1-Introducer Needle, 18G
1-Blue Introducer syringe
1-Guidewire 0.035”, J, 600mm
1-Fastener: Catheter clamp
2-Suture: Braided silk with straight (bend) needle
1-Wound closure strip
1/2/3-Extension line clamps
A Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Kit is a medical device package that contains the necessary components for the insertion of a central venous catheter into a large vein, typically located near the heart. Central venous catheters are used for various medical purposes, including administering medications, fluids, blood products, and for monitoring central venous pressure. The kit is designed to streamline the process of catheter insertion and reduce the risk of complications.
Here are the key components typically found in a Central Venous Catheter Kit:
Central Venous Catheter:
The catheter is a flexible tube that is inserted into a large vein. Central venous catheters can vary in design, and the specific type included in the kit may depend on the intended use, such as a single-lumen or multi-lumen catheter.
A guidewire is used to guide the placement of the catheter into the vein. It is typically inserted through a needle, and the catheter is threaded over the guidewire into the desired position.
The introducer needle is a large-bore needle used to puncture the skin and the vein for initial access. Once the needle is in the vein, the guidewire can be threaded through it.
A dilator may be included to enlarge the opening in the vein, facilitating the insertion of the catheter.
Sheath or Peel-Apart Catheter:
Some kits include a sheath or a peel-apart catheter, which allows the catheter to be inserted over the guidewire smoothly.
Catheter Securement Device:
This is a device or material used to secure the catheter in place once it is inserted. It helps prevent unintentional removal or displacement of the catheter.
Dressing and Antiseptic:
Sterile dressings and antiseptic solutions are included to maintain the cleanliness of the insertion site and reduce the risk of infection.
Syringes and Connectors:
Syringes and connectors may be provided for flushing the catheter, aspirating blood, or administering medications and fluids.
Scalpel or Safety Scalpel:
A scalpel may be included for making a small incision at the insertion site. In some cases, a safety scalpel designed to minimize the risk of accidental needlestick injuries may be included.
Gloves and Drapes:
Sterile gloves and drapes are often included to maintain a sterile field during the insertion procedure.
Patient ID Stickers:
Labels or stickers for documenting information about the catheter insertion, such as date, time, and healthcare provider details.
It’s important to note that the specific contents of a Central Venous Catheter Kit may vary based on the manufacturer and the intended use of the catheter. Additionally, healthcare professionals follow strict aseptic techniques and guidelines to minimize the risk of infections and complications associated with central venous catheter insertions. The insertion of central venous catheters is typically performed by trained medical professionals in controlled and sterile environments.
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