Elist Drain Retainer (EDR)

Traditional “Roman Garter”


・ Fast application (~1 min)

・ Strong fixation

・ No accidental removal through 90 degree bending of the drain

・ Suture-less and antibacterial

・ Removal without instruments that can be done by patient and/or non-surgeons

・ Technique well-accepted and used worldwide


・ Possible skin irritation due to glue or disinfectant

・ Time consuming (~5 min)

・ Significant costs associated with application (e.g., OR time)

・ Loosening effect and loss of friction

・ Accidental slippage and reinsertion

・ Risk of suture and drain infection (biofilm)