Tubes – Versatile and indispensable -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Tubes – Versatile and indispensable

Thin or thick, colored or clear, single or multi-lumen – medical tubing is very versatile. Its application is just as multifaceted. Whether it is for endoscopies, infusions or in heart-lung machines – tubes transport various substances or make minimally invasive surgeries possible. Yet how and what are they actually made of?

04/05/2015

Photo: Infusion

It is extremely important that infusion tubes do not bend; © panthermedia.net/ chatchawin jampapha

Photo: Dialysis machine

Medical tubes transporting various substances such as oxygen or blood; © panthermedia.net/Katja Pfannenschmidt

Photo: Michalina Chrzanowska; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann