Surgical Suction Canister Assembly

A disposable unit used to collect mucous, gas, or fluid aspirated from a patient by SUCTION APPARATUS, SURGICAL or hospital central vacuum system. It generally consists of a graduated cylindrical plastic container with tight sealing lid, patient and vacuum parts, and shut-off value. It may include suction tubing, filters, splash guard, defoaming agents, pour spout, handle, liner, port caps, connectors, adaptors and the like.

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