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Re: [IP] strange occlusion in cannula



>>From the one time I have seen it, your description sounds like
>crystalized insulin.
>
>Michael
>
>On Sun, 4 Jan 1998, Mike Maturen wrote:
>
>> I am a Disetronic user.  The last three infusion sets (Tender) have
>> caused occlusion alarms.  The cartridge and tubing are fine.  When I
>> remove the cannula from the site, it is clogged with a whitish material.
>> It appears waxy, but crumbles when handled.
>>
>> In 6 years of pumping, I have never seen this.  Neither has the
>> Disetronic service group.  It has happened on the last three sets.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>>
>>
>> Mike Maturen
>>
This is exactly the kind of thing we are very interested in.  I know you
are using the Disetronics pumps and sets, but if you would be so kind as to
send us one of the cannulae with the white deposit, we will analyze it at
no cost and give you a report of what we find.

Bill Van Antwerp