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.


  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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