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Peel-away sheath catheter

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Contributor(s):

John Dodam

Andrew Gardiner


Introduction

  • To introduce a large bore flexible silicon catheter with lockable stylet into a large vein (such as the jugular).

Uses

Advantages

  • Simple procedure.
  • Can be performed without anesthesia.

Disadvantages

  • Bleeds more than Seldinger technique - easily controlled with light pressure dressing.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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