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Global Intravenous Equipment Industry

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-17

Infusion Devices II-17

Intravenous Equipment II-17

An Overview of Select Intravenous Equipment II-17

Intravenous Catheters: A Primer II-17

Intravenous Catheter: A Technical Exposition II-18

Factors Determining the Effectiveness of a Catheter II-18

Avoiding Infection II-18

Flow and Sealing Capability II-18

Safety II-18

System Suitability and Comprehensiveness II-18

Ease of Insertion II-18

Maneuverability II-19

Types of Catheters II-19

Peripherally Inserted Catheters II-19

Centrally Inserted Catheters II-19

Types II-20

Single Lumen Catheters II-20

Multi Lumen Catheters II-20

Advantages II-20

Disadvantages II-20

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) II-20

Advantages of PICC II-21

Other Types of Catheters II-21

Evolving Catheter Applications II-22

Drawbacks II-22

Intravenous Infusion Pumps and Sets II-22

Types of Infusion Pumps II-23

Gravity Mode II-23

Ambulatory Pumps II-23

Large Volume Pumps II-23

Syringe Pumps II-23

Implantable Infusion Pumps II-24

Role of Implantable Drug Pumps in Pain Management II-24

Insulin Infusion Pumps II-24

Insulin Infusion Pumps: Managing Diabetes the Smart Way II-25

The Pros and Cons of Implantable Insulin Pumps II-25

Facts about Diabetes II-25

Electronic Pumps II-25

Peristaltic Pumps II-26

Piston Pumps II-26

Elastomeric Pumps II-26

Spring-Operated Pumps II-26

Intravenous Administration Set II-27

6. RAW MATERIAL OVERVIEW II-28

Medical Plastics II-28

Medical Plastics Application Areas by Type II-28

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-30

M&F Launches SIVC II-30

Tangent Medical Launches NovaCath Secure IV Catheter System II-30

B. Braun Launches Introcan Safety 3 Closed IV Catheter II-30

Daiwha to Launch DI-2000 and DI-2200 Infusion and Syringe Pumps II-31

Interrad Receives 510(k) Clearance for Four Additional Sizes

of SecurAcath II-31

Tangent Medical Gains FDA Approval for NovaCath Secure IV

Catheter System II-32

AngioDynamics Launches First Product of its New PICC Range II-32

Vygon Introduces New Set of Neonatal PICC Lines in India II-32

Smiths Medical Unveils Medfusion 4000 Syringe Infusion Pump in

Canada II-32

Teleflex Medical Launches Arrow® PICC II-33

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