Heimlich valve flexible connector
Simple Valve – flexible connector 7x11mm – Ref 5913.24
Hemlich valve to secure thoracic drainage.
Class I sterile medical devices.
Manufacturer: Prodimed – CE 0459.
Carefully read the instructions.
Use before the expiry date indicated on the wrapping.
Do not use if the wrapping or primary packaging is damaged.
Heimlich-type single valves are designed to secure thoracic drainage.
Heimlich valve are to be used in conjunction with pleural drainage catheters (Pleurocath® for example), for use less than 30 days, for the thoracic drainage of fluid or gaseous effusions located between the walls of the pleura in order to restore the efficiency of the patient’s breathing:
Directions for use:
Introduction through a puncture point in the 2nd intercostal space on the midclavicular line or in the 7th or 8th intercostal space on the posterior axillary line.
The drain is connected to a Heimlich non-return valve where the depression is created by the intermittent manual compression and the shifting position of the collection bag.