TURKEL™ Safety Thoracentesis System

TURKEL™ Safety Thoracentesis System

The features of the Turkel™ safety system include a blunt safety cannula, housed within the sharp, beveled hollow needle and a safety color change indicator.

  • 8 Fr x 3 1/2" (2.7mm x 8.9cm)
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The features of the Turkel™ safety system include a blunt safety cannula, housed within the sharp, beveled hollow needle and a safety color change indicator.

  • 8 Fr x 3 1/2" (2.7mm x 8.9cm)

Specifications

BLUNT SAFETY CANNULA, HOUSED WITHIN THE SHARP, BEVELED HOLLOW NEEDLE:

Protects underlying tissue from inadvertent penetration.


COLOR CODED INDICATOR:

Provides direct visualization of the safety cannula position as the needle is inserted.


BALL VALVE IN CATHETER HOUSING:

Closed system prevents accidental pneumothorax.


ONE-WAY DUCK BILL VALVE IN NEEDLE HUB:

Allows air and fluid to escape from the needle yet prevents atmospheric air from entering pleural space and prevents accidental pneumothorax.


IN-LINE STOPCOCK:

Provides convenient accessibility to drainage assembly while maintaining a closed system.

Question and Answers

Q

What size is the Turkel Safety Thoracentesis System?

Anonymous- On Saturday, 09 March 2019

A

The Turkel Safety Thoracentesis System is labeled as 8 Fr/Ch x 3-1/2" (2.7mm x 8.9cm).

Sara K.- answered On Monday, 11 March 2019

Q

What gauge is this and how long is it?

Anonymous- On Saturday, 09 March 2019

A

The size is not gauge, it's the French Catheter Scale. 8 fr is 2.7mm outside diameter, and equates to a 12.3 gauge catheter. It is 3-1/2" long.

Jim L.- answered On Saturday, 09 March 2019

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More Information

BLUNT SAFETY CANNULA, HOUSED WITHIN THE SHARP, BEVELED HOLLOW NEEDLE:

Protects underlying tissue from inadvertent penetration.


COLOR CODED INDICATOR:

Provides direct visualization of the safety cannula position as the needle is inserted.


BALL VALVE IN CATHETER HOUSING:

Closed system prevents accidental pneumothorax.


ONE-WAY DUCK BILL VALVE IN NEEDLE HUB:

Allows air and fluid to escape from the needle yet prevents atmospheric air from entering pleural space and prevents accidental pneumothorax.


IN-LINE STOPCOCK:

Provides convenient accessibility to drainage assembly while maintaining a closed system.

Questions and Answers

Q

What size is the Turkel Safety Thoracentesis System?

Anonymous- On Saturday, 09 March 2019

A

The Turkel Safety Thoracentesis System is labeled as 8 Fr/Ch x 3-1/2" (2.7mm x 8.9cm).

Sara K.- answered On Monday, 11 March 2019

Q

What gauge is this and how long is it?

Anonymous- On Saturday, 09 March 2019

A

The size is not gauge, it's the French Catheter Scale. 8 fr is 2.7mm outside diameter, and equates to a 12.3 gauge catheter. It is 3-1/2" long.

Jim L.- answered On Saturday, 09 March 2019