Endotracheal Tube Clearing Systems

New BALLARD* Restore2 and BALLARD* Liberator

Proprietary airway clearing systems that remove tenacious secretions and biofilm, giving patients an improved opportunity to pass their SBT.

BALLARD* Liberator ET Tube Clearing System

The BALLARD* Liberator, ET Tube Clearing System restores the ET tube to optimal weaning conditions, reducing the time spent on a ventilator by up to one day.

  • 72-hour use
  • Simplified sizing: 7-7.5 mm or 8-8.5 mm models
  • Silicone construction for soft suction catheter
  • Isolated rinsing chamber for cleaning the catheter without washing saline down the ETT
  • Radio opaque catheter
  • Versatile manifold with optional BAL bronchoscopy adapter

BALLARD* Restore2

A one-time adjunct to your closed suction system, BALLARD* Restore2 has a radially expanding, squared-edge wiper balloon that can be used to clear away mucus, secretions and bacteria from the inside of the ET tube.

  • Sterile, single-use device
  • Compatible with all current closed suction systems and all endotracheal tubes sizes 7.0-8.5
  • After connection, wiping procedure can be performed while the patient is being ventilated
  • Length-limited catheter avoids insertion more than 1-2 cm beyond the ETT tip on standard length tubes
  • Atraumatic catheter tip helps prevent injury if it ever contacts tracheal mucosa
  • Protective sheath helps prevent exposure to secretions

Watch the Wiping Simulation Video