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The Antimicrobial Catheter Lock System

Lock solutions in oncology

Central venous access is needed for the administration of medication in the fields of oncology and haematology. In these immuno-suppressed patients, catheter infections can have fatal consequences. Especially at the tip of the catheter, contact with blood can lead to the formation of blood clots and compromise catheter patency.

Accordingly, lock solutions must meet the following requirements:

TauroLock™ lock solutions offer broad and effective infection protection and have reliable anticoagulant properties. The ingredients are recommended in current guidelines with a view to efficacy and safety (DGOH, S3-guideline of the DGEM, ERBP, Hygiene Guideline, KDOQI, FDA).

In oncology, the following is used predominantly: