Careflow™ Central Venous Catheters

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Careflow™ - Central Venous Catheter - Merit Medical - ICU Products

Careflow is a central venous catheter designed for catheterization via the Seldinger technique.

Features & Benefits

Safer Insertion Technique

Lessens exposure to blood and minimizes risk of air embolism. With fewer steps needed, it also reduces the risk of dislodging the needle from the vessel

Kink-free Guide Wire

The use of Nitinol guidewires in Careflow™ improves its flexibility and prevents kinking

Better Flow Rate

The lumen construction of Careflow™ enables higher flows whilst maintaining catheter integrity

Careflow needle

Needle with bevel position marking to assist to J tip

Careflow syringe

Guiding syringe* for guide wire insertion

Careflow pinch clamp

Catheter with Pinch Clamp* Single-handed

Careflow junction hub

Smoother junction hub for greater patient comfort

Careflow guide wire

J Tip Kink-free Guide wire

Careflow push back holder

Push back holder to unlock guide wire before use

Careflow depth markers

Depth markings for accurate tip placement

  • Range of sets contains a Nitinol guidewire and the Venaguide™ Seldinger wire-advancing device to facilitate single-handed guidewire insertion.
  • Tapered atraumatic catheter tip designed to reduce the risk of venous damage while improving catheter insertion.
  • The streamlined junction hub enables ease of catheter suture and comfortable positioning on the patient’s skin.
  • Careflow catheters offer 1cm and 5cm interval depth markings to facilitate catheter placement.
  • Available with Floswitch® and Floswitch® Introducer Catheters.
  • Pressure rated with a maximum pressure tolerance of 45 psi.


Discover more about Careflow™ Central Venous Catheters by reviewing the brochures and Instructions for Use.

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Catalog NumberTrademarkExpanded Family Name1Expanded Family Name2French Size (F)LengthLumensNeedle Introducer GaugeNeedle LengthGuide Wire OD and LengthDistal Flow Rate (mL/min)SterilizationLatex FreeShipping Box QtyGS1GTIN UnitGTIN CartonGTIN Shipper
681614Careflow™CVCCentral Venous Catheter Kit Seldinger Technique2.5F100 mm1 Lumen22G40 mm0.5 mm x 350 mm10 mL/minETOYes10
681639Careflow™CVCCentral Venous Catheter Kit Seldinger Technique3F150 mm1 Lumen22G40 mm0.5 mm x 350 mm16 mL/minETOYes10
681646Careflow™Arterial CatheterRadial Artery Catheter Kit Seldinger Technique3F60 mm1 Lumen22G40 mm0.5 mm x 250 mm24 mL/minETOYes10
681699Careflow™CVCCentral Venous Catheter Kit Seldinger Technique7F200 mm1 Lumen17G70 mm0.9 mm x 700 mm149 mL/minETOYes5
681703Careflow™CVCCentral Venous Catheter Kit Seldinger Technique7F150 mm2 Lumens17G70 mm0.9 mm x 450 mm74 mL/minETOYes5
681725Careflow™CVCCentral Venous Catheter Kit Seldinger Technique7F200 mm3 Lumens17G70 mm0.9 mm x 700 mm59 mL/minETOYes5