STATLOCK IAB® Stabilization Device

STATLOCK IAB® Stabilization Device

STATLOCK IAB® Stabilization Device

Designed to securely attach both the sheath seal and "Y" suture pads of the Maquet Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheters to a patient's thigh when IAB therapy is indicated.

Overview

The STATLOCK Stabilization Device for IAB is designed to securely attach both the sheath seal and "Y" suture pads of the Maquet Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheters to a patient's thigh when IAB therapy is indicated.

Suture Complications incurred with using suture can include the following:

  • Suture wound oozing and infection

Standards of Practice Compliance

  • CDC (2002 Guidelines) – "Sutureless securement devices can be advantageous over suture-secured devices in preventing catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI's)"
  • OSHA (2004 Fact Sheet) – "As part of their annual review of methods to reduce needle sticks, employers must review options for securing medical catheters and consider appropriate engineering and work practice controls"
  • INS (2006 Guidelines) – "Whenever feasible, using a manufactured catheter stabilization device is preferred"

Benefits of using STATLOCK IAB Stabilization Device

  • Eliminates suture-wound complications
  • Increases patient comfort
  • Provides proactive healthcare provider safety
  • Reduces complications that may lead to catheter-related blood stream infections

STATLOCK is a registered trademark of C. R. Bard, Inc.

Features

  • The slow set center adhesive pad allows for repositioning of the device. The hydrocolloid adhesive is more resistant to moisture.
  • The fast set wing adhesive pads lock the device into position with an acrylic adhesive.
  • Both adhesives must be removed with alcohol.

  • Tricot-woven polyester anchor pad
  • Proven acrylic and hydrocolloid adhesive formula
  • Molded polypropylene copolymer retainer
  • No components or packaging contain latex