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