Penrose Drain is a capillary drain made with corrguated inner for gentle wound drainage by means of capillary suction and gravity.Frequently it is put inplace by a surgeon after a procedure is complete to prevent the area from accumulating fluid, such as blood, which could serve as medium for bactderia to grow in.
Penrose drain is a gentle drainage tube, designed for the fluid to be absorbed into the gauze dressing that surrounds the drain. Patients may change the dressings themselves. Normally used to promote drainage in an open surgical wound. It is suitable for wound drainage in indications when the application of a low-vacuum is contraindicated.
100% clear, biocompatible, medical grade silicone helps avoid any trauma during insertion and withdrawal and also resists adhesion of blood and body fluids.
Transparent tube with X-Ray opaque line allows for easy visual inspection, fluid observation.
Blue Radiopaque Line confirms the exact positioning of the drain in the body using X-ray.
Corrugated Inner Wall for sufficient wound drainage without clogging.
Range of Sizes from 5 mm to 14mm.
Available with 30, 40 or 50 cm length to suit various requirements.
Sterile, for single used only