NiproŽ I.V. catheters come with a fully transparent flashback chamber for immediate confirmation of
The incorporated hydrophobic membrane filter allows air to vent easily with virtually no resistance, which results in a rapid blood return even in the smaller gauge sizes.
Each NiproŽ I.V. catheter is individually packed in a sterile, easy-to-open plastic case.
This rigid plastic case provides added protection to both the catheter and the user.
The case is color-coded for easy identification of the catheter gauge and has a tamper-evident seal for additional safety.
You won't be able to tell the difference between Nipro and Terumo except
Who invented the IV catheter that we use today? His name is Jim Sorenson, and I 'll
bet you never heard of him! James Sorenson
(1922-) is the founder of Sorenson Companies, a parent company of 32
corporations. A noted philanthropist, he is currently the richest man in Utah
and 50th in the U.S., according to Forbes World's Richest People. With only a
high school diploma, he made a fortune in local real estate before expanding in
other directions such as innovative technology. Sorenson holds roughly 60
patents, and is credited with a number of medical inventions including the
disposable surgical mask and the disposable venous catheter. One of his
companies, Sorenson Genomics, has also begun a genetic database known as the
Molecular Genealogy Research Project, and claims to be the only laboratory in
the world to have successfully identified victims of the 2004 tsunami in