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PROTECTS

the catheter insertion site

STERILE PACKAGE

to ensure cleanliness upon securement

STANDARDIZES 

method of securement between users

EFFECTIVELY SECURES CATHETERS

against internal migration forces and external catheter perturbations

EASY CATHETER REPOSITIONING

without removing adhesives

FAST APPLICATION 

can be applied easily in under 2 minutes

LifeBubble

is designed to secure umbilical cord catheters

while protecting the catheter insertion site

Umbilical Catheters are Lifelines for Neonates in the NICU

Umbilical catheters are normally held with tape and adhesives,

which were not designed to secure and protect one of the most important components of neonatal care.

Up To Two Thirds

of umbilical venous catheters (UVCs) migrate after placement

 

Gupta R, et al. American Journal of Perinatology 2016, 33:600-604.

Dubbink-Verheij GH, et al. Neonatology 2019, 115:205-210.

20% of neonates with UVCs 

develop UVC-related complications, 

95% of which have malpositioned catheters

 

Mutlu M, et al. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine 2016, 29(17)2817-2822.

UVC malposition is associated with necrotizing enterocolitis, pericardial effusion, and infections.

 

Sulemanji M. Neonatology 2017, 111:337-343.

Sehgal A, et al. Pediatrics 2002, 110:137-142.

CDC.. American Journal of Infection Control 1996, 24:262-293.

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