Epidurals

Arrow® FlexTip Plus® Epidural Catheter

The quality of care you demand for your patients

Clinically proven to significantly reduce the risk of vessel puncture and paresthesia,1-6 the coil-reinforced polyurethane FlexTip Plus® Epidural Catheter from Teleflex is designed to provide the precise balance of softness and strength needed to achieve ease of placement, reliable patency and less inadvertent penetration.

References:

  1. Banwell B, et al. Decreased Incidence of Complications with the Arrow (FlexTip Plus) Epidural Catheter. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia. 1998; 45: 370-72.
  2. Cohen S, et al. Arrow versus B. Braun® Epidural Catheter for Epidural Block in Obstetric Patients. Anesthesiology. 2004; 101: A1199.
  3. Cohen S, et al. Sutured Epidural Catheter for Epidural Block in Obstetric Patients: “Arrow” versus “B. Braun.” Anesthesiology. 2006; 105: A904.
  4. Juneja M, et al. Incidence of Epidural Vein Cannulation in Parturients with Three Different Epidural Catheters. Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. 1996; 21 (2): 4.
  5. Mhyre, Jill M, et al. A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials that Evaluate Strategies to Avoid Epidural Vein Cannulation during Obstetric Epidural Catheter Placement. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2009; 108: 1232-1242.
  6. Juneja M, et al. Comparison of Epidural Catheters Induced Paresthesia in Parturients. Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. 1995; 20 (2): 152.

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