Epimed—24 G Neo-Kath Epidural and Caudal Catheter Sets: Stylet May Protrude from Distal End of Catheter
January 23, 2018 | Strategic Insights for Health System
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In a letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Epimed states that the stylet may protrude from the distal end of the above catheters. Epimed also states that this problem increases the risk of puncture to the dura, neural tissue, or other surrounding epidural blood vessels, potentially leading to additional complications. Epimed further states that it has received no reports related to this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...