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Merit Surfacer Inside out device
Saw this at BSIR 2017. It looks like a more aggressive way to sharp recanalise an occluded SVC/BC vein to get introduce a central venous catheter. Would really like to hear from users, does it live up to what they say?? .. read more
05 December 2017 | 0 Comments
How to place a chest port catheter
Step by step guide for a resident on how to place a chest port catheter. .. read more
22 May 2014 | 1 Comments
Medcomp Dignity Venous Port Insertion
This short video shows my technique for insertion of the Medcomp Dignity venous port. The technique is virtually identical for other ports. I dont tend to suture the port in place unless the pocket seems lax and I think there is a..... read more
09 September 2013 | 1 Comments
GE V Scan
A demonstration of the GE V scan used to scan a patient with a pleural effusion. Dr Phil Haslam Consultant Interventional Radiologist Freeman Hopsital Newcastle upon Tyne. .. read more
21 January 2012 | 3 Comments
Medcomp split stream catheter over the wire insertion
This video demonstrates the technique for inserting the Medomp Split Stream Dialysis catheter using an 'over the wire' technique without a peelaway sheath. This is particularly useful for left sided punctures where you may not be able to..... read more
08 September 2011 | 0 Comments
Medcomp Split stream catheter insertion
This video shows our first attempt to insert the Split Stream catheter from Medcomp, a variation on the Ash split catheter. The advantage of this catheter is that the tip can be accurately placed prior to tunneling. The catheter connectors can..... read more
05 May 2011 | 0 Comments
Power PICC insertion
This video illustrates Rodolfos technique for bedside insertion of a Medcomp power injectable PICC . Rodolfo Lanocita of the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan.   .. read more
10 March 2011 | 0 Comments
Fistula haemostasis with purse-string suture
This short video illustrates a useful technique for achieving rapid haemostasis after removal of a sheath used for a dialysis fistula plasty. The small piece of plastic used has been cut from a vascular dilator (used with the sheath). I have..... read more
03 March 2011 | 0 Comments
Bard Groshong Catheter Insertion
Another excellent video from Rodolfo Lanocita of the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, demonstrating insertion of a Bard Groshong central venous catheter via the subclavian route.   .. read more
20 January 2011 | 1 Comments
Subclavian port insertion
This excellent step-by-step video from Rodolfo Lanocita MD, of the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, demonstrates insertion of a medcomp profuse port via the subclavian route. .. read more
14 January 2011 | 0 Comments
Merit Slip Not
This short video from CIRSE 2010 shows the Merit representative demonstrating how to use the slip-Not device to aid purse-string suture closure of fistula access post dialysis. The idea is that  you use the special large lumen sheaths..... read more
18 October 2010 | 0 Comments
Port insertion (headcam)
This video illustrates insertion of a Medcomp 'Dignity' low profile power injectable port. The headcam angle puts a slightly different perspective on things! Dr Phil Haslam, Consultant Interventional Radiologist Freeman Hospital...... read more
28 October 2009 | 0 Comments
Dialysis line insertion
This video demonstrates my technique for insertion of a tunelled dialysis line. The line used is a Medcomp split catheter, but the technique is essentially the same for other catheters. Dr Phil Haslam Consultant Interventional Radiologist .. read more
01 March 2008 | 3 Comments
Central Venous access with micropuncture kit
This short video demonstrates my technique for low jugular venous access using ultrasound and a micropuncture kit. This can be used as the first stage in the insertion of a central venous catheter. The micropuncture kit is particlularly useful in..... read more
21 February 2008 | 0 Comments

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