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Leadercath Arterial Pack

Single lumen arterial catheter pack

Our leadercath arterial packs contain everything required to safely and efficiently insert an arterial line. The pack comes complete with a safety hypodermic needle to reduce the risk of needlestick injuries and is available with a choice of dressing to suit local protocols and clinical needs. The packs promote consistency, standard practice and efficiency.

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Leadercath arterial packs

All you need in one pack to meet current guidelines, clinical and patient needs

Leadercath arterial offers the ‘classic’ Seldinger technique plus a host of benefits dedicated to patient safety and ease of use.

  • Inserted using the classic Seldinger technique for a higher success rate
  • Anti-kink collar maintaining patency
  • Winged hub for secure fixation
  • Red hub for easy identification
  • Soft tipped guidewire for easy insertion.

Leadercath can be inserted in a variety of arteries, the most common sites for the placement of this catheter are the radial, femoral and the dorsalis pedis artery.

When it comes to the insertion of arterial lines into small vessels, the procedure can be technically challenging, particularly if the patient is hypotensive or peripherally vasoconstricted. Using the Seldinger technique adds the reliability of a confirmed arterial puncture prior to advancing the catheter into the vessel. In practice, studies have shown the Seldinger technique has demonstrated a significantly higher rate of success than the direct threading method.

Pack contains leadercath code 0115.09

  • Supplied in a supple blister pack containing:
  • 1 non-woven outer wrap
  • 1 introducer needle
  • 1 straight guidewire
  • 1 transparent and radiopaque catheter in polyethylene with winged hub, Ø 3 Fr
  • 1 hypodermic needle 25G, length 16mm
  • 1 syringe 2.5 ml
  • 1 syringe 5 ml
  • 1 transparent adhesive dressing film
  • 5 non-woven dressings
  • 1 peelable arterial absorbent drape 50 x 100 cm, window 5.5 x 7 cm.

UOI Units: Box

UOI: 35

Contains Latex: No

Contains DEHP: No

Pyrogen Free: Yes

Sterile Medical Device: Yes

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