Patient treatment can be complex. Medical devices shouldn’t be.

For 15 years, SINAPI has been developing medical devices that are easy to use, 
reduce risk, and most importantly, improve clinical outcome. Our track
record of more than 95% product retention rate shows that our clients agree.

PRODUCTS

“To improve patient treatment, medical devices should be designed for use at the lowest possible level of care”. Gabriel Bruwer R&D Manager.

TESTIMONIALS

  • “Our hospital records an average of 450 births monthly. In 2019 we recorded zero deaths attributable to PPH, a remarkable feat in comparison to previous years. Having the Ellavi UBT available in our facility contributed to this in no small way. For us and for the mothers under our care it is a life saver.”
    Dr C.C. Okegbe-Eze, MBBS
    Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lusikisiki, South Africa
    “The Sinapi chest drainage device is an exceptional and practical device, born and bred in South Africa, where trauma is excessive and early mobility leads to reduced drainage time.”
    Prof. T. Hardcastle, MBChB, MMed, PhD
    Chief Trauma Surgeon, HOD of trauma surgery training unit
    IALCH and KZN Province for Trauma and Burns at Department of Health KZN, IALC; South Africa
    “The Ellavi UBT is a great new device for the use in patients presenting with PPH. It is easy to use, cost effective and comes with clear instructions.”
    Dr D. Bezuidenhout, MBChB, DipObst, DipPec
    Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lusikisiki, South Africa
  • “The proudly South African Sinapi Chest Drain enables early patient mobility and is easy to use. It provides an excellent patient-, doctor- and nurse experience while limiting the risk of possible complications. The patient condition can also be effectively determined using the Sinapi suction bulb.”
    Prof. A. Exadaktylos
    Professor and Director at the Univ. Hosp. Bern (Inselspital) Dept. of Emerg. Med. (A&E), Switzerland
    “This device has saved many mothers in the Eastern Cape and assists in the stabilisation of patients to allow for safe transport.”
    Dr D. Bezuidenhout, MBChB, DipObst, DipPec
    Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lusikisiki, South Africa 
    “A compact, portable, easy to use and safe chest drain requiring minimal bedside nursing care.”
    Dr A. Thirugnanam, MBBS, MMed, FRCSEd, FRCSG
    President of The South East Asian Thoracic Society (SEATS)
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Agasthian Thoracic Surgery Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • “The Sinapi Chest drain is easy to use for everybody - patient, nurse and doctor. It is very safe for the nurse. Even safer for the patient and no nuisance to the doctor”
    Dr. R.C. de Souza, MBChB,MSc, SBCT
    Thoracic Surgeon, Assistant of the Thoracic Surgery Discipline of the Federal University of São Paulo- UNIFESP
    The São Paulo State Public Server Hospital- IAMSPE
    “The ellavi balloon has made a positive impact in the management of postpartum haemorrhage due to uterine atony. It is easy to use and is cost-effective.”
    Dr A. Mini
    Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa
    “I would recommend Sinapi chest drain to other cardiothoracic surgeons for its minimal preparation involved. I can attach the tubing to the patient and done, the chest drain unit is functioning as it is supposed to for the patient."
    Prof L. Chong Hee, MBBS, FRCS
    Cardiothoracic surgeon, Adjunct Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore from 2014-2016
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Farrer Park Medical Centre, Singapore
  • “The Ellavi UBT can be used prophylactically in the case of a caesarean section, i.e. placenta praevia. It works.”
    Dr S. N. Cebekhulu,MBChB, DipObst, MMed, FCOG
    Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
    Bongani Hospital, Welkom; South Africa
    “The Sinapi chest drain is an easy to use, safe, portable chest drain option. The suction bulb provides objective decision making of chest drain management."
    Dr R. C. Maharaj, MBChB, FCEM(SA), MMed, DA(SA), DiPEC(SA)
    Emergency Medicine
    Livingstone Tertiary Hospital; Port Elizabeth; South Africa
    “It is Easy to use and has led to a reduction of the maternal mortality rate.”
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital Midwifes
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital
    Lusikisiki, South Africa

  • “I am a Gynae for more than 25 years. And in all the years of practicing, have I never seen such a wonderful device as the Ellavi UBT.”
    Dr De La Blanc
    Gynaecologist
    Albert Nzula District Hospital, Trompsburg, South Africa
    “I have used the Sinapi chest drain for autotransfusion in my trauma unit resulting in significant cost savings on blood products.”
    Dr R. C. Maharaj, MBChB, FCEM(SA), MMed, DA(SA), DiPEC(SA)
    Emergency Medicine
    Livingstone Tertiary Hospital; Port Elizabeth; South Africa
    “Cost effective as there is no need for chest drain change when full as daily fluid drainage can be done by the extra accessory tap provided. Easy to measure and chart daily fluid drainage volume. Simplified and precise chest tube suction calibration.”
    Dr A. Thirugnanam, MBBS, MMed, FRCSEd, FRCSG
    President of The South East Asian Thoracic Society (SEATS)
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Agasthian Thoracic Surgery Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • The Sinapi, which uses a one-way valve and mechanical suction regulator allows for easy set-up and usage by the nurses, while being a silent device benefitting the patient.”
    Prof L. Chong Hee, MBBS, FRCS
    Cardiothoracic surgeon, Adjunct Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore from 2014-2016
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Farrer Park Medical Centre, Singapore
    “I had a pleasure of using the Ellavi UBT on several occasions. It is very user friendly and effective in controlling haemorhage. Ellavi UBT can save lives of women with postpartum haemorhage especially in a low-resources setting.”
    Dr D.N. Emvula
    Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa
    “I have used the Sinapi chest drain for autotransfusion in my trauma unit resulting in significant cost savings on blood products.”
    Dr R. C. Maharaj, MBChB, FCEM(SA), MMed, DA(SA), DiPEC(SA)
    Emergency Medicine
    Livingstone Tertiary Hospital; Port Elizabeth; South Africa
  • “I have used the Sinapi chest drain for autotransfusion in my trauma unit resulting in significant cost savings on blood products.”
    Dr R. C. Maharaj, MBChB, FCEM(SA), MMed, DA(SA), DiPEC(SA)
    Emergency medicine
    Livingstone tertiary hospital; Port Elizabeth; South Africa
    “A great advantage of this Ellavi is that it also helps prevent complications such as pressure necrosis caused application of these devices.”
    Dr D. Bezuidenhout, MBChB, DipObst, DipPec
    Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lusikisiki, South Africa
    “The Sinapi chest drain’ potential for autotransfusion, which has saved numerous lives in my hands, is an absolute bonus.”
    Prof. T. Hardcastle, MBChB, MMed, PhD
    Chief Trauma Surgeon, HOD of trauma surgery training unit
    IALCH and KZN Province for Trauma and Burns at Department of Health KZN, IALC; South Africa
  • “The fact that the Sinapi chest drain’ one-way-valve system allows for clamp-free change of position makes it suitable for pre-hospital and in-hospital use.”
    Prof. T. Hardcastle, MBChB, MMed, PhD
    Chief Trauma Surgeon, HOD of trauma surgery training unit
    IALCH and KZN Province for Trauma and Burns at Department of Health KZN, IALC; South Africa
    “I highly recommend the Ellavi and it is comforting to work in a setting where we know this reliable device is available when needed for such an emergency situation.”
    Dr D. Bezuidenhout, MBChB, DipObst, DipPec
    Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
    St Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lusikisiki, South Africa
    “Suitable for all types of cardiothoracic surgeries in adults and children. Ideal for early patient ambulation and for patients requiring home ambulatory chest drain.”
    Dr A. Thirugnanam, MBBS, MMed, FRCSEd, FRCSG
    President of The South East Asian Thoracic Society (SEATS)
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Agasthian Thoracic Surgery Pte Ltd, Singapore

ABOUT US

"We help those who serve the physically ill, by creating medical devices that improve healthcare."

Our Partners

SINAPI, although being a for profit company, has partnered with several NPO’s and NGO’s contributing to global efforts aimed at providing affordable healthcare to communities in need. Everyone deserves access to quality health care.

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