The Catarhex 3 by Oertli is a portable system for cataract and glaucomasurgeries.
Fluidics – perfectly used
The fluidics concept works with physical laws in a consistent way and makes additional software manipulations unnecessary. Nor is the CataRhex 3 device dependable on complicated electronics and sensor systems. Thanks to the perfect flow control of the peristaltic principle, the CataRhex 3 develops incredible precision and tremendous power, with easyPhaco in phaco emulsification, and in I/A and anterior vitrectomy.
The flow can be controlled at steps of 0,1ml. With the innovative CortexMode, the I/A vacuum can be built up instantly, and the flow can nevertheless be precisely limited. The vacuum sensor integrated into the tubing system ensures reliable monitoring.
The strong multifunctional pedal of the CataRhex 3 enables reliable and precise steering and control of the system by making simple foot movements. The pedal is waterproof, requires very little space, and only weighs 2.6 kg. It can easily be moved aside with the foot and ensures fatigue-free operation.
Precise flow control
The flow control of the peristaltic pump of the CataRhex 3 allows for perfect control and absolute precision. Vacuum build-up happens in an incredibly short time. In their finest form, flow and vacuum then become a dynamic tool allowing for incredibly fast and precise surgery in the anterior segment.
Simple and safe operation
The surgical platform CataRhex 3 has been consistently geared to user-friendliness and does without complicated menu navigation. Entries and commands can be easily performed via pleasantly tangible keys. Each of the clearly arranged operating buttons always has the same function, which can be activated instantly by key pressure. This makes sure that – when it has to go quickly – it actually goes quickly.