Vadsite Octopus Extension Set

Octopus Extension line with Vadsite

needlefree Octopus extension line with Vadsite PUR with clamp, split septum and glass syringe compatible

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I.V. extension tube in flexible, transparent polyurethane tubing with Vadsite and flat clamp.
Octopus with Vadsite is a multi-purpose catheter accessory, a single lumen or multi-lumen I.V. extension tube with needleless connector(s), enabling intermittent injections or continuous infusions of fluids or medications and blood sampling depending on device variant.
The variants with anti-reflux valves negate the risk of backtracking (retrogate flow) of infusate and thus the risk of overmedication (drug overdose). It is not possible to withdraw blood/fluid via an octopus where the lumen features an anti-reflux valve.

Use with peripheral short IV cannulae, Octopus 1 and Octopus 2 have the following advantages:
– Eliminates the risk of access-associated needle-stick injury
– Reduces the risk of cannula movement in the vein causing mechanical vein irritation
– Negates the need to use the cannula injection port (non disinfectable), Vadsite is disinfectable
– Eliminates the need to use a 3-way tap to run simultaneous compatible solutions
– Provides closed system (avoiding blood reflux) when accessing the catheter
– PUR material (no PVC, DEHP-free), no leaching of plasticizers.

Octopus 3, 4 and 5 are mostly recommended for use with central venous catheters.
In this application, they have the following advantages:
– Provide closed, neelde-free access during drug bolusing and continuous administration of I.V. fluids
– Eliminate the need to use a 3-way tap to run 2 or more simultaneous compatible solutions
– Eliminate the risk of blood spillage
– Eliminate the risk of air embolism
– PUR material (no PVC, no DEHP), no leaching of plasticizers.

Range of Octopus with Vadsite:
– Code 5224.01 : 1-lumen Octopus with 1 Vadsite
– Code 6841.21 : 2-lumen Octopus with 2 Vadsite
– Code 6841.211 : 2-lumen Octopus with 1 anti-reflux valve and 2 Vadsite
– Code 6841.212 : 2-lumen Octopus with 2 anti-reflux valves and 2 Vadsite
– Code 6841.31 : 3-lumen Octopus with 3 Vadsite
– Code 6841.312 : 3-lumen Octopus with 2 anti-reflux valves and 3 Vadsite
– Code 6841.313 : 3-lumen Octopus with 3 anti-reflux valves and 3 Vadsite
– Code 6841.41 : 4-lumen Octopus with 4 Vadsite
– Code 6841.413 : 4-lumen Octopus with 3 anti-reflux valves and 4 Vadsite
– Code 6841.414 : 4-lumen Octopus with 4 anti-reflux valves and 4 Vadsite
– Code 6841.514 : 5-lumen Octopus with 4 anti-reflux valves and 5 Vadsite

UOI Units: Each

UOI: 1

Contains Latex: No

Contains DEHP: No

Pyrogen Free: Yes

Sterile Medical Device: Yes

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