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Hemostasis Valves

Definition : Valves designed to prevent and/or control bleeding during endovascular procedures. These devices typically consist of a plastic valve that may be an integral part or attached to a catheter using a Luer (frequently rotatory) fitting. The valve typically includes a lateral port for flushing and a seal at the proximal end that closes the catheter to prevent bleeding. They may also include a side tubing extension intended for administration of fluids. Hemostasis valves are mainly intended to prevent blood loss and/or the entry of air in the circulation.

Entry Terms : "Hemostatic Valves" , "Valves, Hemostasis"

UMDC code : 27811

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Merit Medical Systems Inc

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Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is a worldwide designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy.

Vascular Solutions Inc

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Vascular Solutions is a medical device company committed to providing superior clinical solutions for diagnostic and interventional vascular procedures. Founded in 1997, Vascular Solutions is a publicly held company that trades on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol VASC.

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