AngioDynamics Morpheus SMART PICC. (Photo: Business Wire)
"These two launches represent our commitment to providing clinicians
with a full portfolio of superior options within our Morpheus SMART PICC
product line," said
The high performance Morpheus SMART PICC 5F Dual Lumen Smart PICC power-injectable catheter is designed to provide a superior flow rate of 5 mL/second for purposes of CT imaging. This performance upgrade complements AngioDynamics' advanced catheter shaft technology, which couples the pushability needed for PICC placement with pliability that minimizes the risk of vessel trauma and phlebitis. It also employs Smart Taper™ technology, which is designed to reduce the risk of thrombosis by allowing the catheter's diameter to quickly taper from seven French to a precise five French.
"Our facility conducts more than 3,500 PICC placements per year," said
Ms. Amicucci said her facility also will experience benefits from the new Morpheus SMART PICC bedside insertion kit, which includes upgraded premium safety components — specifically, a new sharps container, upgraded safety scalpel, safety needles, larger absorbent drapes to protect the sterile field and two ChloraPrep® One-Step Applicators for maximum site preparation coverage. This new kit was designed to allow for safer, more efficient PICC placements at the patient's bedside.
"When travelling from bedside to bedside in a clinical setting, it is
the little things that make the difference," Julie said. "The new
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