PleuraFlow® Active Clearance Technology® (ACT) is a unique system that proactively clears chest tubes and prevents the retention of blood in the chest cavity that leads to Retained Blood Syndrome (RBS).

Magnetic Drive and Clearance Loop

The system is comprised of an external Magnetic Drive coupled with an internal wire and Clearance Loop that can be repeatedly actuated.

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System actuation

Releasing and sliding the shuttle that houses the Magnetic Drive towards the drainage canister actuates the system.

The external Magnetic Drive allows manipulation of the internal Clearance Loop without compromising the sterile environment, eliminating the need for “milking and stripping”.

Actuate Clearance Loop Reset Clearance Loop

The Clearance Loop maintains patency by actively clearing clot obstructions towards the drainage canister.

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