Over the past 2 decades, we’ve continually expanded our drainage portfolio to include a diverse range of solutions that work together to help physicians achieve optimal drainage care. Watch the video to see our full Drainage Portfolio.


We offer multiple drainage catheters designed to lessen trauma and promote a more accurate placement.

ReSolve® Locking Drainage Catheter

ReSolve Locking Drainage CatheterFor all-purpose drainage procedures, ReSolve locking drainage catheters help to LESSEN TRAUMA and promote more accurate placement. The tip of the locking drainage catheters are located on the inside of the pigtail curve to prevent irritation of the surrounding tissue. The catheter shafts have depth-positioning markers to facilitate ACCURATE placement and to act as a reference for correct POSITIONING.

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ReSolve Mini™ Locking Drainage Catheter

ReSolve Mini Locking Drainage CatheterThe ReSolve Mini™ Locking Drainage Catheter pigtail is up to 42% smaller than our standard locking pigtails, allowing the catheter to be placed into smaller fluid pockets. It features a tapered tip and hydrophilic coating for a smooth introduction, designed to reduce patient discomfort.

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Aspira® Drainage System

When compared to thoracentesis and paracentesis, the Aspira Drainage System may allow patients to drain fluid and manage their symptoms without repeated trips to the hospital.

The Aspira Drainage System is simple to use and provides a compassionate treatment option for patients.

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It’s time for the Aspira Advantage. Your patients will find better care and comfort with the Aspira Advantage.

ReSolve ConvertX® Nephroureteral Stent System

The ReSolve ConvertX Stent System is used for temporary internal drainage in patients with severe ureteral obstructions. Its unique technology provides a less invasive option by eliminating the need for a second interventional procedure these patients undergo traditionally.

ReSolve ConvertX

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Excellent transitions for a smooth introduction.

MAK-NV™ Introducer System

MAK-NV Introducer SystemThe MAK-NV Introducer System (Mini Access for Non-Vascular applications), was designed for easy visualization and quick access into the drainage area. For enhanced visibility, the device features an echo enhanced needle and radiopaque marker tip on the introducer. Excellent transitions decrease buckling for a smooth insertion.

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With a breadth of products to complete all of your drainage procedure needs, Merit is your One-Stop-Shop for drainage procedure products.


Designed to promote patient safety by having the catheter detach at the connector site rather than causing injury or compromising the drainage treatment being offered.


The StayFIX fixation device for percutaneous non-vascular catheters is a cost-effective, time-saving, needleless catheter securement device.


Easy-to-read markings to identify fluid volume, a twist valve for easy disposal of fluids, and an internal anti-reflux valve.


Assembling all the products you need for a procedure can be time consuming. Merit Medical’s kits can optimize efficiency, reduce cost and waste, with a kit designed to fit your need.

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ReSolve® Thoracostomy Tray

The ReSolve Thoracostomy Tray has been designed with procedural ease in mind. Each tray component is placed in procedural order, helping to provide you with a smoother experience. To further support your pneumothorax and pleural effusion procedures, a ReSolve catheter is included that offers several features designed to aid in correct placement.

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ReSolve® Locking Drainage Catheter Trays

Conveniently containing the ReSolve Locking Drainage Catheter, MAK-NV Introducer System, Merit Drainage Depot Drainage Bag, and dilators, these trays offer all you need from stick to fixation.

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Safety Paracentesis Procedure Tray

The Safety Paracentesis Procedure Tray includes necessary products to complete a paracentesis procedure and contains three safety needles to ensure a safe working environment.

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Thoracentesis & Paracentesis Set

Includes the low-profile Valved One-Step centesis catheter and the components needed for drainage of fluid and specimen collection for diagnostic purposes.

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Please Note: These products may not be approved, cleared or available for sale or use in your country or region. Please contact your local Sales Representative for more information.