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cannula

[′kan·yə·lə]
(medicine)
A small tube that can be inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel.

Cannula

 

a hollow tube with a blunt end designed for intro-ducing into the human (or animal) body drugs or X-ray contrastmedia, restoring the patency of the respiratory tract, or with-drawing fluids from the body cavities. It is also used for anatomi-cal, pathologicoanatomic, and laboratory studies. Cannulas aremade of metal, glass, or plastic.

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CalMed develops, manufactures and distributes a complete range of cannulae, catheters and accessories for cardiac surgery.
The CLEAR-TRAC system includes cannulae in nine sizes, enabling surgeons to find the best fit, depending on the size of the patient, the size of the joint being treated and the thickness of the muscle around it.
The 10-year agreement provides Avalon with exclusive access to AorTech International's Elast-Eon material for cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary catheters and cannulae.
The ranges of products available under the Framework Agreement include intravenous cannulae; (arterial ported ported with wings straight straight with wings straight with Y connector) infusion sets/integrated systems; (ported ported with wings straight straight with wings straight with Y connector needle) cannulation packs accessories subcutaneous cannulae safety intravenous cannulae; (arterial ported ported with wings straight straight with wings straight with Y connector) safety cannulation packs safety infusion sets/integrated systems; (ported ported with wings straight straight with wings straight with Y connector needle) and safety subcutaneous cannulae.
Vascular Therapies will begin selling cannulae and ancillary products for traditional cardiovascular surgery procedures during the first quarter of 1998 and will jointly develop with Chase Medical a proprietary line of products for minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery.
Cardiovascular surgeons continue to seek smaller cannulae that exhibit exceptional handling without compromising the flow characteristics," said Dr.
DLP provides specialized cannulae supplied in many configurations.
Contract notice: Supply cannulae, catheters and tubes
Computer Motion's ZEUS system, along with Medtronic's Octopus Tissue Stabilizing System, Hemopump(R) Cardiac Assist System, Grinfeld Cannula and Medtronic's broad product lines in heart valves, cardiopulmonary devices and cannulae will provide physicians with state-of-the-art systems to perform procedures best suited for each patient.
This framework will be established for the provision of Safety Engineered Cannulae and Safety Engineered Needle IV devices.
Given the strengths of COBE's international cardiovascular marketing organization, coupled with the wide market acceptance and patented features of the Research catheter product line, it is anticipated that additional market share gains of Research's cannulae will be realized accompanied by immediate incremental gains from the replacement of the COBE line.