Frequently Asked Questions

How are male and female versions different?

The M-15 version is for male evacuation and is fifteen (15) inches of mercury. The M-18 male UCA is for on demand evacuation and for wheelchair bound individuals. The F-18 Female UCA functions with a medical aspirator and the suction is eighteen (18) inches of mercury — adjust F-18 aspirator pressure to maximum level- not to exceed 25 mm Hg.

How large is the collection system?

The Ur24T aspirator collects 1200cc. (compact Vacu-Aide suction unit collects 800cc)

How does the system prevent bacterial contamination?

The Ur24T collection system has a built-in bacteria filter located in the unit's bottle assembly. It has a unique float valve that prevents backflow into the unit.

Is the aspirator easy to use?

The aspirator has an easy-to-read mm Hg graph gauge, which helps patients and caregivers provide precise measurements of the vacuum.

What maintenance is required for the system?

Ur24T is recommended for a single user. After each use, apply suggested antibacterial spray and /or wash with soap and water.

Can I reuse the collection apparatus?

Ur24T is recommended for a single user, for a minimum of home use- 30 days and hospital use- 15 days.

Does the Ur24T catheter qualify for Medicare reimbursement?

Yes. Ur24T™ is covered by Medicare and qualifies for reimbursement.