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Pleural Catheters for Blunt Dissection

Portex®

Designed to quickly establish non-operative pleural drainage for the relief of life-threatening chest conditions such as tension pneumothorax. Ideally suited for insertion by blunt dissection, as advocated by modern trauma and emergency management techniques.

  • Product Benefits

    • Kink-resistant smooth finish PVC
    • Radio-opaque line
    • Large smooth finish drainage eyes
    • Depth markings
    • Integral size-specific large bore and tapered connector
    • Specific pediatric connectors


Product Specifications

Pleural Catheters for Blunt Dissection

* These marked items are made to order only, please contact Customer Services with regard to lead time.

Reorder CodeSizeOD (mm)Length (mm)Connector Type
200/802/240 *24 F7.92mm390mmAdult
200/802/280 *28 F9.24mm390mmAdult
200/802/320 *32 F10.56mm390mmAdult
200/802/360 *36 F11.88mm390mmAdult
Notes: Unless specified, reorder code relates to the Light Blue soft catheter.