logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Teleflex Gets FDA 510(k) Clearance To Market Pressure Injectable ARROW PICC

Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its pressure injectable ARROW PICC preloaded with the ARROW VPS Vascular Positioning System Stylet. The ARROW VPS replaces the need for confirmatory chest X-ray in the presence of a stable Blue Bullseye by using real-time intravascular Doppler, ECG and advanced algorithmic logic to notify the clinician that the catheter tip has reached the optimal location. The preloaded option improves clinician ease of use for vascular navigation and catheter tip positioning.

From a workflow perspective, the preloaded ARROW PICC benefits clinicians by saving the time and process of loading the ARROW VPS Stylet into the catheter. Clinically, the ARROW VPS confirms accurate catheter tip position in the lower 1/3 of the SVC-Cavo-Atrial Junction, which has been proven to reduce complications such as thrombosis.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Facebook Inc. (FB), Wednesday reported a jump in profit for the second quarter, as the social networking giant's bottom line continues to be driven by soaring ad revenues. Both earnings and revenues trumped Wall Street expectations, sending shares up by 6 percent in the extended hours. Menlo Park,... Boeing Co.(BA) reported a loss for the second-quarter 2016 compared to profit in the prior year, reflecting 787 cost reclassification and charges on the 747 program and the KC-46 Tanker program, partially offset by solid execution and higher volume. It cut its profit outlook for fiscal year 2016, while it reaffirmed annual revenue guidance. Automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Wednesday reported a 25 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year. However, quarterly net revenues and worldwide shipments declined from last year.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT