Covidien™ Acute and Chronic Catheter Repair Kit

The Covidien Hemodialysis Repair Kit contains everything needed to repair damaged Palindrome™ Chronic care and all MAHURKAR™ acute and chronic care catheters without having to remove the entire catheter from the patient. The kit focuses on replacing the luer fittings on the patient’s existing catheter, which can become damaged due to stress from repetitive use.

The Challenge

  • Create a disposable catheter repair kit to replace cracked or broken female leur lock connectors on damaged hemodialysis catheters

Synectic’s Solution®

  • Fool proof clinician friendly universal connector

  • Accessory line designed to complement the connector

  • Kit assembly developed for optimal manufacturing conditions

The Result

  • Complete, functional design ready for manufacturing