BRAIDLOCK®
SECURING LIFELINES
Did you know you can now secure all catheters with one device? View our video to see how simple, efficient and easy Braidlock is.

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SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, SAVE LIVES.

Use our cost saving calculator to see what switching to Braidlock could save you:

  • How many Braidlocks would you use in a single procedure?

  • How many procedures do you carry out per day?

  • How many days do you carry out procedures per month?

  • Material Cost of single suture fixation
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  • Material cost of single sature removal
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Conventional
Fixation Cost
VS Monthly Cost
of Braidlock
Potential
Cost Saving
How can we claim these figures? Braidlock savings are based on averages data collected across the UK.

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HOW BRAIDLOCK WORKS

How Braidlock Works Step 1

Remove Braidlock from pouch.

How Braidlock Works Step 2

Compress braid to open.

How Braidlock Works Step 3

Insert distal end of catheter into free end of Braidlock.

How Braidlock Works Step 4

Position Braidlock on desired location on the catheter & release to grip the catheter.

How Braidlock Works Step 5

Remove protective dressing liner and fix to the skin, catheter now secure.

KEY FEATURES DESIGNED TO:

Revolutionary new Braidlock® NG securement device featuring the patented cylindrical helically wound braided tube, is the ideal solution for stabilizing short term nasogastric tubes.

  • Unique design firmly grips the tube without occluding the lumen or compromising flow.
  • Unique design means no sticky residue  on the tube
  • Skin friendly hypoallergic adhesive dressing leaves very little residue on patient’s skin.
  • Positioning on the cheek provides clear view of the tube position in the nostril.
  • The chevron design and shape of the dressing provides excellent tube stabilization for up to 7 days.
  • Designed to secure short term nasogastric tubes
  • Reduce nasogastric tube dislodgement and associated  complications
  • Improve nasogastric tube dwell times
  • Improve clinical outcomes, improves  economic effectiveness and quality of care for patient experience

BRAIDLOCK PRODUCT INFORMATION

Braid Description

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  • Patented helically wound braid
  • Compress to open permits easy catheter tube insertion and adjustment
  • Relax to grip tube without occluding lumen or compromising flow through tube

Dressing Description

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  • Hypoallergenic
  • Improved comfort provides secure hold that’s gentle to the skin
  • Clear visibility of skin and exit site

Connector Description

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  • Robust, flexible material
  • Comfortable
  • Snap connector provides 30 day duration permitting weekly dressing change

BRAIDLOCK COST COMPARISON

Suture

£ 75,300

per 1000 cases
  • Suture, Needle Holder, Removal Kit – £7
  • DR Time – 3 mins – £4.17
  • OR Time (Anaesth, CVC’s) – 3 mins – £60
  • Needle Stick Injury Rate – 0.5% – £4.13
  • Total – £75.30

BraidlockMost Cost Effective

£ 12,700

per 1000 cases
  • Suture, Needle Holder, Removal Kit – £2
  • DR Time – 0.5 mins – £0.70
  • OR Time (Anaesth, CVC’s) – 0.5 mins – £10
  • Needle Stick Injury Rate – 0% – £0
  • Total – £12.70