PD CATHETERS AND ACCESSORIES

Merit Flex-Neck PD catheters have a 3.5mm ID* for a 30% higher flow rate than competitors.** The Flex-Neck ARC™ (curved) and Flex-Neck Classic (without curve) catheters are designed for the lower abdomen and accommodate various tunneling techniques and exit site options. They are available in a range of sizes for adult, adolescent, pediatric, and infant patients. The Flex-Neck Exxtended™ kits are designed for the upper abdomen and chest.

*Excludes infant-sized catheters
**Competitors with 2.6mm ID

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PD Catheter Placement in the body showing upper chest and abdomen, lower abdomen, and catheters with and without curves
Flex-Neck Exxtended PD Catheter Kit
The Flex-Neck Exxtended PD catheter kit is for the upper abdomen and upper chest (presternal catheter), consisting of a lower catheter and an upper catheter with one or two cuffs.

Available in adult sizes only.

 

Flex-Neck Classic
Designed for the lower abdomen and does not have a curve.

Available Sizes: Adult small, standard, standard straight, large; Adolescent standard (1 or 2 cuff), large; Pediatric (1 or 2 cuff); Infant (1 or 2 cuff).

 

Flex-Neck ARC
Designed for the lower abdomen with a more significant curved shape, giving you more options for lower abdomen placement.

Available Sizes: Adult small, standard, large; Adolescent; Pediatric; Infant.


Collection of the PD Embedding & Implantation AccessoriesPD Accessories
Catheter embedding and implantation accessories include Embedding Tools, Faller Trocar, catheter repair kits, titanium plugs, implantation stylettes, and Titanium Connectors.

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LAPAROSCOPIC AND PERCUTANEOUS IMPLANTATION KITS

Merit Implantation Kits are designed for the single incision-site implantation of a PD catheter to streamline the procedure and to promote efficiency. Tunnelors and Faller Trocars aid in a tight, clean exit site; guide wires facilitate over-the-wire catheter placement. Multiple kit options are available to support your specific implantation approach and tunnelling style.

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Laparoscopic Implantation Systems

Suggested for Laparoscopic and Peritoneoscopic Placement

Laparoscopic Implantation System

 

Suggested for Ultrasound-Guided Access and Fluoroscopic Placement

Laparoscopic Implantation System


[VIDEO] PD Catheter: Laparoscopic Implantation

In this video, you’ll see:

  • Brief Merit product and PD overview, including laparoscopic tools and embedding kit.
  • Step-by-step procedure with a transplant surgeon who explains the benefits of using the laparoscopic technique.
  • Implantation tips and IFU instructions.

Video resource for A Laparoscopic Approach to PD Catheter Implantation

Percutaneous Catheter Implantation

With Antegrade Catheter Faller Trocar

Suggested for Ultrasound-Guided Access and Fluoroscopic Placement

Percutaneous Implantation System


[VIDEO] PD Catheter: Percutaneous Implantation

In this video, you’ll see:

  • Brief product and PD overview, including percutaneous tools and embedding kit.
  • Step-by-step procedure with an interventional radiologist, explaining the benefits of the percutaneous approach.
  • Implantation tips and IFU instructions.

Video resource for A Percutaneous Approach to PD Catheter Implantation

CLINICAL SUPPORT

Peritoneal Dialysis & HeRO® Graft Implantation Techniques

An immersive hands-on training experience using cadavers, case reviews and problem solving techniques to prepare surgeons for implantation of both the HeRO Graft and Merit PD catheter system.

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In this webinar, gain an overview and learn about components of percutaneous PD with Dr. Peter B. Hathaway, a nationally recognized leader in PD catheter placement.

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To better aid physicians in dialysis access cases, we also have a dedicated team of dialysis access clinical specialists who understand the intricacies of hemodialysis and PD and are ready to support you. From explaining correct Merit product use to on-site troubleshooting, Merit clinical specialists are available to assist. Connect with a Merit clinical specialist today.

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