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The STATLOCK Stabilization Device for IAB is designed to securely attach both the sheath seal and "Y" suture pads of the Maquet Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheters to a patient's thigh when IAB therapy is indicated.

Suture Complications: Complications incurred with using suture can include the following:

  • Suture wound oozing and infection
  • Increased occurrence of catheter-related bloodstream infections
  • Possibility of Healthcare Provider needle stick and resulting infection

Benefits of using STATLOCK IAB Stabilization Device

  • Eliminates suture-wound complications
  • Increases patient comfort
  • Provides proactive healthcare provider safety
  • Reduces complications that may lead to catheter-related blood stream infections

Standards of Practice Compliance

  • CDC (2002 Guidelines) – "Sutureless securement devices can be advantageous over suture in preventing catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI's)"
  • OSHA (2004 Fact Sheet) – "As part of their annual review of methods to reduce needle sticks, employers must review options for securing medical catheters and consider appropriate engineering and work practice controls"
  • INS (2006 Guidelines) – "Whenever feasible, using a manufactured catheter stabilization device is preferred"

STATLOCK is a registered trademark of C. R. Bard, Inc.

Dual Adhesive

  • The slow set center adhesive pad allows for repositioning of the device. The hydrocolloid adhesive is more resistant to moisture.
  • The fast set wing adhesive pads lock the device into position with an acrylic adhesive.
  • Both adhesives must be removed with alcohol.

Patient Friendly Materials

  • Tricot-woven polyester anchor pad
  • Proven acrylic and hydrocolloid adhesive formula
  • Molded polypropylene copolymer retainer
  • No components or packaging contain latex



How to order

To place an order or learn more about any of the Maquet products, related accessories, or therapeutic solutions, please contact your local sales representative. 

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