Multicath Paediatric Central Venous Catheter

Multicath: PUR Central Venous Catheter for Paediatric Patients

Multicath paediatric central venous catheter (CVC) is specially designed for the treatment of paediatric patients. Designed for enhanced performance and safety. A catheter for every patient with Multicath. Select the best size and length catheter to meet your patient’s requirements.

  • Polyurethane Catheter
  • Mini Halkley Roberts Clamps
  • Ultra-low resistance Nitinol guidewire
  • Two vessel dilator lengths
  • Small, colour-coded hubs for easy identification and maximum comfort
  • Soft, small fixation wings for fragile skin
  • X-ray opaque catheter for confident tip placement
  • Flex tip to protect vessel wall
  • Choice of short IV cannula or Introducer Needle
Vygon Code: N/A

Core Product Features

Specially designed for paediatric use

For short term therapy: Up to 29 days

Multi lumen, length & dilator options

X-ray opaque for confident tip placement

A-traumatic tip design, reducing vessel trauma

Choose a short IV cannula or introducer needle

About Product

Leading the Way in Paediatric Design for Central Venous Catheters

Specially designed for even the most fragile of patients, Multicath CVC puts treatment of children at the forefront.

Select the right catheter for every patient with Vygon Multicath. Choose the most appropriate size CVC for the patients’ requirements, depending on their age, weight and therapy needs with a range of dilator length, catheter lengths and lumen numbers.

The Vygon Multicath CVC has multiple features specially designed with children in mind:

  • Modern Polyurethane
  • Two vessel dilator lengths for added safety on catheter insertion
  • Miniature size better suited to paediatric anatomy
  • Flexible tip protects the vessel walls
  • X-ray opaque catheter for confident tip placement
  • Nitinol guidewire for ultra-low resistance insertion
  • A choice of a short IV cannula or a high-performance echogenic introducer needle for catheterisation
  • Roberts clamps for secure one-handed line clamping


Training, Support and Education

Multicath Paediatric CVC is a core part of the critical care range of central venous access devices from Vygon UK. With access to dedicated training and education, combined with clinical tools, services and solutions to support healthcare professionals and patients.



  1. Scott-Warren, VL, Paediatric Vascular Access, BJA Education 15: 199-206, 2015
  2. Trieschmann, U. Udink ten F Cate. Sreeram, N. Central venous catheters in children and neonates – what is important?, Images in Paediatric Cardiology 9: 1-8, 2007.

Presented in a rigid blister with label for traceability containing:

Component Description
Clamps Mini-Roberts
Guidewire Nitinol, PTFE, J-Shape, Ø 0,46 mm
Puncture Needle Echogenic introducer needle 21G
IV cannula Short IV Cannula 22G
Scalpel Mini scalpel
guidewire advancer

For more information, please refer to the Multicath IFU document.

Product Notes

  • Clean area in accordance with your hospital/departmental protocol
  • Catheters should be handled using strict aseptic-non-touch-techniques
  • Catheters introduced by a classic Seldinger technique into the internal jugular, subclavian or femoral veins (other access sites are also possible).
  • Indicated for short term therapy (29 days)
  • Multicath has a maximum infusion pressure of 21.74psi (1.5bar;1125mmHg)
  • The catheter is depth marked every centimetre, with a numerical marking every five centimetres

Product Compatibility
The Multicath Paediatric CVCs are compatible with Vygon’s needle free connectors and octopus extensions. Please contact your Vygon representative to discuss.

UOI Units: Box

UOI: 5

Contains Latex: No

Contains DEHP: No

Pyrogen Free: Yes

Sterile Medical Device: Yes

Product Support

Vygon is committed to education and support for our customers. We provide in-service training sessions for all staff and all shift patterns, to help ensure your clinicians achieve best practice when delivering care to patients. In addition, patient advice leaflets and children’s bravery certicates are available on request, to help assist the clinicians in supporting and informing their patients.

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