BACTISEAL® External Ventricular Drain (EVD) Catheter

Division: Codman Neuro
Category: Neuro Critical Care

A technically innovative anti-microbial impregnated catheter with Rifampin & Clindamycin for external CSF drainage which reduces gram positive bacteria on catheter tube surfaces.

Indications for Use

The BACTISEAL® EVD Catheter and BACTISEAL Clear EVD Catheter  Sets (BACTISEAL EVD Catheters), are indicated for gaining access to the ventricles of the brain and can be used with dimensionally compatible devices for draining cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and other fluids of similar physical characteristics as a means of reducing intracranial pressure and CSF volume.

Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
Treated with the patented dual drug BACTISEAL Catheter Antimicrobial Impregnation Process Reduces the potential for gram positive bacterial colonization on inner lumen and exterior catheter wall.
  Soft, flexible, pliable silicone catheters

Treated with patented BACTISEAL Antimicrobial Catheter Impregnation Process.

Reducing the potential for bacterial colonization on inner lumen and exterior catheter wall. 

Less prone to fracture (tearing) during tunneling.

Soft, flexible, pliable silicone catheters.

Depth markings for accurate placement.

Requires no technique change.

Available with either normal or large drainage lumen.
  Depth markings Aids the clinician in the accurate placement of the catheter.



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