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Re: [IP] strange occlusion in cannula
Bill Van Antwerp wrote:
> >>From the one time I have seen it, your description sounds like
> >crystalized insulin.
> >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
Ahhhhhh...the lovely sound of competition!!!! :)
Actually, Bill, I am a former MiniMed user (soon to be again, I hope!).
The only reason I left was because the rep was a loser. There is a new
rep now who is VERY good.
If it happens again, I will send it to you!