Catheters are necessary life saving devices — infections limit their use. With Light Line’s technology designed to prevent and treat catheter infections, patients can receive the best catheter care available.
The light delivery has been refined with precision, allowing disinfection of both the inside and outside of translucent off-the-shelf catheters. This platform technology is engineered to prevent and treat infections in peritoneal dialysis, central, and urinary catheters, as well as PICC lines and endotracheal tubes.
Catheters are critical. They are the best and most efficient way to access vessels, organs, and other tissue to treat peritoneal, urinary, respiratory, and vascular diseases. However, catheter-related infections limit their use and can lead to a failure of catheter therapy, requiring aggressive antibiotic treatments to resolve.
Sterilization techniques, antimicrobial coatings, and drugs are simply not effective. These conventional treatments have exacerbated the spread of drug-resistant microbes (e.g., MRSA, ERSA) that overwhelm hospitals, care centers, and homes. These prolific, drug-resistant microbes are responsible for:
The Light Line PhotoDisinfection™ System disinfects all catheters, endotracheal tubes, and other medical devices. Our data is conclusive – this light-based technology, also known as photonics, kills microbes, even drug resistant varieties, when used with various catheters. This allows for extended catheter use resulting in improved medical outcomes, thus saving lives and reducing costs.