SINAPI Chest Drain

The mobile chest drain that reduces error.
The SINAPI chest drain incorporates a mechanical (Scheffler) valve, allowing faster evacuation of liquids and air from the chest, makes patient management easier and supports early patient mobility.

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Features

Scheffler Valve
Suction Bulb
Suction Regulator
Drainage
High-negativity Vent
Scheffler Valve
Suction Bulb
Suction Regulator
  • Visible red bellows confirms actual suction pressure applied.
  • Hidden red bellows indicates no suction applied.
Drainage
High-negativity Vent

TESTIMONIALS

  • “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 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
    “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
  • “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
    “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 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 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 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
    “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 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
    “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
    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
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