Doublecyte-double lumen needle for oocyte aspiration and follicle flushing
For atraumatic oocyte aspiration in IVF procedures. Double lumen, double-way needle, one way for oocyte aspiration (6), second way for follicle flushing (4). Echogenic tip with atraumatic bevel (1). Oocyte aspiration is performed through the inner lumen of the needle (2) and continues through a blue-colored tubing set protecting the oocyte from UV rays. The aspiration tubing set ends in a thermoplastic rubber bung (7) that is securely connected to the test tube. Needle finger grip consists of a Y connector (3) provided with 2 universal adapters that make the needle extremely versatile. Follicle flushing is performed through a plastic tubing set 100 cm long (4) ending in a stopcock (5) and passing through the outer lumen of the needle. Oocyte aspiration is controlled by a tubing clamp (11). Suction pump connection is made through a luer-lock connector (8) (without extension). This version is supplied with an additional universal adapter (10) allowing multiple connections. Beta irradiated to eliminate any risk of toxicity from EtO residual contamination. DOUBLECYTE is MEA (mouse embryo assay) and LAL (endotoxin) tested.