packaging mandrel

English translation: A mandrel used for packaging

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English term or phrase:packaging mandrel
Selected answer:A mandrel used for packaging
Entered by: V&E-Team

18:35 Aug 11, 2016
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / microcatheter
English term or phrase: packaging mandrel
Could you please help me with understanding with this term - packaging mandrel.
Specialy expression packaging
Is it - set of mandrel (or kit)?
OR
Package in which mandrel is located, or something else...
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Using the packaging tray, wet the hydrophilic outer shaft of the microcatheter.
2. Remove packaging mandrel from microcatheter tip and discard. If desired, a secondary shape proximal to the pre-shaped tip
may be formed by following the secondary shaping instructions provided.
Caution: The packaging mandrel is not intended for reuse. The packaging mandrel is not intended for use inside the
human body.

Contents
One (1) Pre-Shaped Microcatheter
One (1) Packaging Mandrel
One (1) Steam Shaping Mandrel
One (1) Peel Away Introducer
One (1) Steam Shaping Instruction Card

Warning: Shaping mandrel is not intended for use inside the human body.
1. Remove packaging mandrel from microcatheter tip and discard.
2. Remove shaping mandrel from packaging card and insert mandrel’s entire working length into microcatheter’s distal lumen.
Flush or dip microcatheter tip into heparinized normal saline to aid mandrel movement.
3. Bend working length of shaping mandrel, proximal to the shaped distal tip, to desired shape.
V&E-Team
Croatia
Local time: 22:00
A mandrel used for packaging
Explanation:
http://www.zeusinc.com/industries/medical

http://meddevice.blogspot.com.es/2011/08/tech-talk-catheter-...

If packaged with a mandrel, remove the mandrel from the microcatheter.

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=s5pmnqtmSZ0C&pg=PA277&lp...

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Note added at 37 mins (2016-08-11 19:13:18 GMT)
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Most flow-directed microcatheters are packaged with a long mandrel that can be used to stiffen the catheter and allow insertion through the RHV into the guide catheter.

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=aUh1JA82zCMC&pg=PA276&lp...
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Helena Chavarria
Spain
Local time: 22:00
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Helena Chavarria


  

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A mandrel used for packaging


Explanation:
http://www.zeusinc.com/industries/medical

http://meddevice.blogspot.com.es/2011/08/tech-talk-catheter-...

If packaged with a mandrel, remove the mandrel from the microcatheter.

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=s5pmnqtmSZ0C&pg=PA277&lp...

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Note added at 37 mins (2016-08-11 19:13:18 GMT)
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Most flow-directed microcatheters are packaged with a long mandrel that can be used to stiffen the catheter and allow insertion through the RHV into the guide catheter.

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=aUh1JA82zCMC&pg=PA276&lp...

Helena Chavarria
Spain
Local time: 22:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Didier Fourcot: Protects the fragile microcatheter tip
15 hrs
  -> Thank you, Didier :-)

agree  Jörgen Slet
23 hrs
  -> Thank you, Jörgen :-)

agree  Phong Le
1 day 5 hrs
  -> Thank you very much :-)

agree  acetran
2 days 13 hrs
  -> Thank you, acetran :-)
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