STERITALC® — Completely sterile
STERITALC® is supplied in a sterile blister for maximum safety
STERITALC® vial F2, F4
For instillation in the pleural space
- as slurry (suspension with NaCl); xylocaine can also be added
- via poudrage using a thoracoscope atomiser
STERITALC® can be administered via an IPC (Indwelling pleural catheter).
Combining talc poudrage and IPC has been shown to be beneficial1,2, as it enables treatment on an outpatient basis and eliminates the discomfort of additional injections.
1 2021-10-25_ Ambulatory Thoracoscopic Pleurodesis Combined With Indwelling Pleural Catheter in Malignant Pleural Effusion. Front. Surg. 8:738719. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2021.738719
2 2018-04-05_Outpatient Talc Administration by Indwelling Pleural Catheter for Malignant Effusion (N Engl J Med 2018; 378:1313-1322 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1716883)
For direct instillation via thoracoscopy using air as a blowing agent.
Ready-to-use for poudrage – supplied as a set comprising 3g STERITALC®, a cannula, and an insufflation bulb.
|REF||Description||Quantity of medical talc||items per box|
|16903||STERITALC® F2 Vial, 50 ml||2 g||4|
|16913||STERITALC® F4 Vial, 50 ml||4 g||4|
STERITALC® PF3 (Poudrage Kit)
|3 g||2 kits|
|16983||Supplement for 16863: Vial, 10 ml||3 g||4|