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The SUB, to bypass ureteral obstruction in veterinary patients

The Subcutaneous Ureteral ByPass device is a unique system designed for use in dogs and cats, to bypass a ureteral obstruction when traditional surgery or interventional techniques are contraindicated.

The SUB consists of a locking loop pigtail catheter that is placed in the kidney, a fenestrated and cuffed catheter placed in the bladder and a titanium shunting access port that connects the 2 catheters.

The SUB is packaged as a sterile kit with surgical suggestions and instructions for use. A complete surgical video and SUB nephrostomy placement video that compliments the printed instruction guide are available on You-Tube

U-Tube SUB video link Complete SUB Surgery - https://youtu.be/qyFO1muW9Rg

U Tune Nephrostomy placement video SUB nephrostomy tube placement - https://youtu.be/b3KcJhzO2ss

INCLUDED IN THE KIT
Shunting access port, Locking Loop catheter, Bladder catheter, 0.0035" angle-tipped guide wire and Huber point needles.

NOT INCLUDED in the kit -Optional Extras
18 gauge over-the-needle catheter, sterile cyanoacrylate tissue glue

 

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PDF ICON Download the SUB Product Sheet

PDF ICON Download the SUB Surgical Guide

 

 

  • About the SUB
  • Sizes
  • Indications for Use
  • Features & Benefits

The SUB device consists of 3 components;
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a locking loop kidney/Nephrostomy catheter with introducer stylette
- a cuffed and fenestrated bladder/Cystostomy catheter with introducer stylette
- a titanium shunting port with 2 catheter outlets

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Available in 2 sizes, the SUB SYSTEM ships sterile with Surgical Suggestions

Choose the appropriate size

SUB1001K - for cats and small dogs
- Le Petite Shunting Port
- 6.5 French Locking Loop Kidney Catheter & Insertion Stylette
- 7 French fenestrated Bladder Catheter & Insertion Stylette
- Accessory Kit
- 2 x 22 Ga. Huber Point Needles (PG22-75)

SUB2001K - for larger dogs
- Le Port Shunting Port
- 6.5 French Locking Loop Kidney Catheter & Insertion Stylette
- 7 French fenestrated Bladder Catheter & Insertion Stylette
- Accessory Kit
- 2 x 22 Ga. Huber Point Needles (PG22-75)

 

Indications for using the SUB include:

• Ureteral Strictures - the abnormal narrowing of the ureter

• Ureteral Stent Reaction

• Ureteral Stent Intolerance

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Access Shunting Port
positioned subcutaneously & connected to both the kidney & bladder catheters
- to sample urine & perform contrast ureteropylegraphy & cystography
- to drain and flush the renal pelvis

Kidney Catheter
a customized drainage catheter with 8mm diameter locking loop pigtail
- allows easy placement even in a small renal pelvis
a gradually tapered tip
- provides optimal & atraiumatic insertion & placement
a radiopaque medical grade polyurethane catheter with marker band in loop heel
- allows for visibility under fluoroscopy

a combination siliconized and felt Dacron cuff
- prevents dislodgement

Bladder Catheter
a fenestrated & cuffed bladder catheter
- to provide ureteral bypass
radiopaque medical grade silicone
- allows for visibility under fluoroscopy
a combination siliconized and felt Dacron cuff
- for securement to the bladder wall