Active Chest Tube Drainage System Clears the Way for Better Patient Care

Active Chest Tube Drainage System Clears the Way for Better Patient Care

Cardiothoracic surgeon Edward Boyle was a man on a mission when he partnered with Cleveland Clinic heart surgeon Marc Gillinov to establish Clear Catheter Systems Inc. (Bend, OR). After years of observing clogs and blood clots form in chest tubes and their resulting adverse effects on patients, Boyle was determined to develop a solution that overcame this dangerous design flaw. Responding to this unmet clinical need, Clear Catheter has introduced the PleuraFlow Active Tube Clearance system to prevent chest tube occlusion and improve patient safety.

http://www.qmed.com/mpmn/article/46995/active-chest-tube-drainage-system-clears-way-better-patient-care

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