Arthrocentesis Trainer



 

Practice diagnosing and managing the presence of knee effusion with this anatomically correct arthrocentesis model.

 

The trainer represents an extended left leg with ultrasound compatible areas, including: the patella, patella ligament, tibia, fibula, femur, synovial sac, and synovial fluid.

 

Synovial fluid can be aspirated from a joint cavity using the medial or lateral approach. And insertion sites include suprapatellar and parapatellar.

 

Specifications

 

Skill Development

  • Learn to ballot or milk the suprapatellar pouch
  • Needle aspiration and injection techniques
  • Palpating anatomic landmarks significant to the procedure
  • Realistic tactile feedback throughout procedure

Features

  • Ultrasound compatible
  • Highly durable replaceable tissue for multiple uses
  • Realistic tactile feedback includes:
    • Sensation of bony contact if needle hits the patella
    • Sensation of bony contact if needle hits the femur
    • Inability to aspirate the syringe while the needle tip is in the soft tissue superficial to the join capsule
    • Easy aspiration of joint fluid into the syringe once entry has been achieved
  • Fluid can be left clear or be colored if desired
  • Ability to increase or decrease size of effusion with up to 60 cc of fluid

Components

  • Arthrocentesis Base, Replaceable Tissue (ARCT-20), 60ml luer-lock syringe, Instruction Sheet


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