Shunt Connector

An item designed to be attached to a shunt system. It is grooved to hold sutures for preventing catheter disconnection. It can be used as a right angle, straight, or three way connector which connects non-spring to non-spring, spring to spring devices, or a y-shaped sterile with a straight metal or plastic non-spring connector in each leg. It may be x-ray detectable.

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