EchoNous Receives Approval for Catheter Placement Tool

July 12, 2018

EchoNous was given 510(k) approval for its Vein device, a tool that uses ultrasound to assist in the placement of peripheral IV catheters.

The device is intended to be used by nurses to improve their placement of catheters and can be used for both children and adults.

The tool, which uses a two-button control, visualizes superficial and deep veins and gives clear images at depths from 1 to 5 centimeters.

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