Retractable 10g Monofilament

Retractable 10g Monofilament

Brand/Manufacturer: MISCELLANEOUS
  • FSA Approved

Retractable 10g Monofilament is used for testing the feet of diabetic patients for loss of protective sensation associated with peripheral neuropathy. Patients who cannot feel the pressure of the inserted 5.07 filament should be taken into consideration as having a higher risk of developing pressure or neuropathic ulcers and should be sent to a specialist for further evaluation. Never use on tissue that is infected with an ulcer or that has died.

Item # Desc Pkg Price
81599505 5.07 Size Filament Each

Features of Retractable 10g Monofilament

  • Use to test loss of sensation, vibration perception, application of warmth and cold, and nerve conduction in personal or professional clinical environments
  • Place the filament on the skin of the user, usually the feet, to perform a variety of sensation tests
  • Clean with an alcohol swab between patients and do not autoclave to prevent damage
  • When not in use, store at room temperature in your medical cabinet, drawer, or bedside table
  • Sold individually and measures 5.07 in size
  • Monofilament testing is an inexpensive, effective, and portable option for testing the loss of protective sensation
  • Use this monofilament to test those with peripheral neuropathy
  • Peripheral neuropathy is the loss of sensation and increases the risk of ulceration of the feet
  • This loss of sensation typically occurs in patients with diabetes

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