Veress needle is intended for:
- Percutaneous insertion into the peritoneal cavity for the purpose of insufflation with carbon dioxide to establish pneumoperitoneum prior to placement of trocars during laparoscopic procedures
- Can also be used for diagnostic or therapeutic paracentesis and thoracentesis
The stainless steel needle is attached at its proximal end to a plastic handle which is shaped for comfort in the hand and contains a stopcock and a leur lock connector. Needles are intended for single use only.
Available in two sizes: 12 and 15cm.