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Mini-Lack Anaesthetic Breathing System

Mini-Lack Anaesthetic Breathing System

Regular Price £220.00 Now Discounted Price £237.60 £198.00

The Mini-Lack is an ideal alternative breathing system to the traditional Modified Ayres T piece due to the very resistance it allows for typically third the flowrate of a  regular T piece!

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SKU: 103-068


You'll never want to use a T Piece again!

The Mini-Lack is an ideal alternative breathing system to the traditional Modified Ayres T piece and is intended for use with spontaneously breathing small animals. The Mini-Lack has a very low resistance exhaust valve which combined with the use of smooth bore patient tubing will not compromise the patients breathing. The mini-lack is also an extremely efficient and economical breathing system with flow rates as low as 1.3!

A study carried out by the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge University, that compared the Mini-Lack and Modified Ayres T Piece, concluded the Mini-Lack could be used at much lower fresh gas flow rates without compromising the cardiovascular or respiratory systems. Reference: C M Walsh and P M Taylor

For more information please see our blog post - A clinical evaluation of a Mini-Lack breathing system in cats: comparison with a Modified Ayres T Piece.

Mini-Lack Anaesthetic Breathing System

  • No bag twist hazard
  • Very low resistance
  • Easy to clean smooth bore tubing
  • Typically third the flowrate of a T piece!
  • Bodyweight range 1-10kg
  • Saves gas, saves agent
  • The safer alternative

What can be achieved:

The following is an example that highlights the efficiency of a Mini-Lack Breathing System.

The use of a Capnograph enabled the anaesthetist to reduce the flowrate to the optimum level that ensured CO2 rebreathing did not occur.

  • Patient: 3kg domestic cat
  • Procedure: Spey
  • Maintenance Flowrate: 400ml
  • Vaporiser Setting: 1.5% Halothane
  • Respiration Rate: 13 per minute
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More Information
Animal Small Animal
SKU 103-068
Durability Non-Disposable
MRI Compatible No
Circuit Type Lack

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