Certofix® protect – Antipathogenic central venous catheter for long-term protection against catheter infection

B. Braun SE

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Diagnostic-Equipment-Instruments-Devices, Intensive Care-Equipment-Devices, Therapy-Equipment-Instruments-Commodities

The newly developed Certofix® protect catheter from B. Braun brings together all the
essential features to reduce the rate of complication in critically ill patients.

  • Polyurethane catheter with surfaces chemically modified to repel bacteria efficiently
  • Active agents are irreversibly bonded and fixed to the catheter surface – no leaching could occur even during long-term use
  • Chemical groups are well-known and highly tolerated by humans to avoid any adverse reactions like allergic sensitization reactions.
  • Antiseptic groups made of polyhexanide and hydrophilic groups give the Certofix® protect a unique combination of antibacterial and anti-thrombogenic effect
  • First and only catheter with antibacterial lumen protection up to the hub ideally suited for long-term treated patients in the ICU

Product description:

  • Multi-lumen polyurethane catheter with chemically modified lumen from soft tip to hub and modified external surface from soft tip to junction hub
  • Antibacterial surface modification to prevent adhesion and growth of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria
  • Efficient against most important pathogens: MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Anti-thrombogenic surface modification without heparine to reduce risk of thrombus aggregation
  • Surface modification is bonded to catheter material for almost indefinite mode of action
  • Double, triple, quadruple and quintuple and double and triple lumen high flow catheter sets
  • Kink-proof guide wire and valve needle as introducer needle
  • Green clamp on extension line for quick identification

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