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Thoracic Drainage:

Helping improve patient outcomes

Indication by design. Your application. Your choice.

With millions of chest drains sold worldwide, Getinge knows that one chest drain does not necessarily fit all applications. Getinge’s innovative Indication By Design platform sets a new bar for clinical performance, providing a full line of chest drainage products designed to meet the needs of the most challenging cardiac, thoracic, and pediatric patients.

Getinge offers a complete assortment of high-performance chest drains tailored to suit your specific needs. Each drain is crafted of quality materials, each upholding the Getinge commitment to patient safety and comfort.

A family of drains to fit your needs

Watch this video to learn about the differences between our Ocean, Oasis, and Express Drains. Choose the drain that fits your needs.


Express Mini 500

Mobile Drains

The Express Mini 500 is a full-featured mobile chest drain. These small, portable drainage collection units with pre-set suction help patients become ambulatory with the convenient, easy-to-wear “get mobile” size.



The Pneumostat Chest Drain Valve is a disposable, single use chest drain valve with a small, graduated 30 ml collection capacity integrated with a novel one-way dry seal valve technology.

Pleuraguide Kit

PleuraGuide Kit

The PleuraGuide Disposable Chest Tube Kit is designed to make bedside chest tube insertion fast, easy and organized. The PleuraGuide Kit is a “greener” disposable solution and a more streamlined, cost effective option for your hospital.

Getinge - The Thoracic Drain Education Company

Getinge is committed to supporting all your chest drain educational needs! Do you need handbooks, quick setup guides or printable posters?

Visit our Chest Drain Education Library

All references

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  2. Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement. Perioperative protocol. Bloomington, MN: Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI);2010.

  3. Mangram AJ, et al.: Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection. American Journal of Infection Control. 1999;27:97-134.