Sono-Coat™ Catheters in Regional Anesthesia

Sono-Coat™ echogenic coatings can be applied to Regional Anesthesia catheters, making these very thin catheters highly visible under ultrasound.

Excellent visibility facilitates setting a US guided nerve block. It also allows the position of the catheter to be verified over-time, an important clinical benefit in case of continuous pain management.

Using our state-of-the-art Sono-Line 03 coating line, Sono-Coat™ can be applied to a wide range of products such as catheters and dilators used for regional anesthesia, drainage and vascular access.

Using universal product carriers, Encapson can quickly transfer products from development to production, gearing up to coating 600.000 units per year.

Our 2-component Sono-Coat™ P-series is extremely suitable for out-licensing, removing the need for back-and-forth shipment of products.

Feel free to reach out to us, and we will gladly assist you in designing and developing your next ultrasound visible medical device.

Note for the Press

Encapson has developed Sono-Coat™; an innovative echogenic coating system to improve the ultrasound visibility of medical devices in the body. The Sono-Coat™ technology is based on a coating matrix containing acoustically reflective microspheres. The microspheres scatter the ultrasound waves in all directions. The enhanced reflection leads to crystal clear and sharp images on the ultrasound screen. The Sono-Coat™ technology platform consists of two coating systems: the M-series for needles and the P-Series for catheters.

Sono-Coat™ enables precise targeting of objects in deeper tissue structures such as liver and kidney biopsies, facilitates vascular access, setting peripheral nerve block and tip confirmation of CVC, PICC, Drainage and Regional Anaesthesia catheters. The unmatched ultrasound visibility of Sono-Coat™ supports the physician in performing accurate, safe and error-free ultrasound-guided procedures.

Encapson provides coating services to the medtech industry. We develop advanced visibility solutions for a large variety of products creating unique value for your portfolio. Our company is ISO-13485:2016 certified and delivers high-quality products that meet stringent regulatory and end-user requirements.

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