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Teleflex Introduces the FloCath@ QuickT Female Catheter and Insertion Kit

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 1:45am
The Associated Press

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 23, 2012-- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has introduced an extension to its family of Hydrophilic Catheters. The FloCath Quick Female Catheter kits are specifically designed for female use in intermittent catheterization.

It's a challenge to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle while managing one's bladder via intermittent catheterization. The Teleflex FloCath Quick Female Catheter is an easy to use, compact catheter with an integrated saline wetting solution and a handling sheath to aid in insertion. Teleflex offers sterile saline rather than sterile water as it is closest to the body's natural fluid balance and can help reduce drying of the mucosal tissue.1 The Teleflex(R) FloCath Quick Female Insertion Kit comes complete with the FloCath Quick Female Catheter and the insertion supplies many individuals require. It also includes a measured urine collection bag and a refuse bag for disposal; all in a compact package.

"The FloCath Quick products offer an easy to use, reasonably priced solution for those with an active lifestyle looking for a compact way to manage their bladder," said Linda Beneze, Vice President and General Manager, Specialty Products. "It's one of our many urology products that demonstrate our commitment to working as a partner and trusted resource for our customers." About Teleflex Incorporated Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 130 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at http://www.teleflex.com.

Teleflex, FloCath and FloCath Quick are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates.

1 Stensballe J, Looms D, Nielsen PN, Tvede M., Hydrophilic-coated catheters for intermittent catheterisation reduce urethral micro trauma: a prospective, randomised, participant-blinded, crossover study of three different types of catheters, Eur Urol. 2005 Dec; 48(6):978-83. Epub 2005 Aug 2.

CONTACT: Teleflex Incorporated Jake Elguicze Treasurer and Vice President, Investor Relations 610-948-2836 KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SURGERY HEALTH HOSPITALS MEDICAL DEVICES MEDICAL SUPPLIES SOURCE: Teleflex Incorporated Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 02/23/2012 06:00 AM/DISC: 02/23/2012 06:00 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120223005103/

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