Decompression Needle

The MedSource Decompression Needle is a deep-reaching catheter used in the treatment of tension pneumothorax.

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Product Specifications

• Packaged Size: 5.5” Length x .5” Width
• Needle Size: 14 and 10 Gauge x 3.25 inch
• Unit Weight: ~0.11g
• Twist off cap
• EO Sterilization
• Single Use Only
• Not made with natural rubber latex
• Not made with DEHP
• Country of origin: India

Features and Benefits

Hard Shell Case – Rugged case protects user from accidental needlestick and ensures sterility of the device prior to use

Easy Open – Twisting motion easily opens case for quick access

Triple-Facet, Back Cut, Beveled Needle – Aids in reducing trauma at insertion site

Rigid PTFE Catheter Material – Strong catheter to withstand force of entry and maintain passage for relieving tension pneumothorax

Color Coded Catheter Hub – Easy size confirmation

Contoured Grip – Easy to grip and hold onto during emergency procedure


Product Variations

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Decompression Needle 14G x 3.25”


Decompression Needle 10G x 3.25”