The ClearIt℠ device is a flexible alligator forceps used
for surgical heartworm removal.
ClearIt℠ Heartworm Removal
The ClearIt Heartworm Removal device is a flexible, alligator forceps designed for the removal of live heartworms from the pulmonary tract without conducting a thoracotomy. With an insertion length of 45 cm and a diameter of 10F, it provides the operator with the flexibility of a minimally invasive tool for treatment. Its steerable tip length of 48 mm with full tip deflection allows for beautiful maneuverability in canines up to 18-25 kgs.
The device is hand-operated with simple-to-use flex manipulation and grasping capabilities. The ClearIt device is supplied in a solid case with a foam insert for safe and easy storage. The unit may be sterilized using either ETO, gas plasma, e-beam or sterilizing solutions (including vaporized hydrogen peroxide) and is designed for repeated use.
ClearIt Technical Summary
- Shaft diameter: 10 F
- Usable length: 45 cm.
- Steerable tip length: 48 mm.
- Tip deflection: 180 degrees
- Tip radius of curvature: 7.36
- Serrated Jaw fully opened: 9.30
- Sterilization: ETO, gas plasma, sterilizing solutions, e-beam
- Cost: $1700
- Warranty: One year