To the ECMO Community: It is with the deepest regret that we have to inform you that the OriGen Reinforced Dual Lumen Catheter and other OriGen ECMO products will not be returning to the market.

Indication: The OriGen Reinforced Dual Lumen Cannula is indicated for use as a single cannula for both venous drainage and re-infusion of blood in the internal jugular vein during extracorporeal life support procedures. Contraindicated for other uses. For procedures of six hours or less.

Product Use

OriGen is not accepting orders for this product line at this time.

Product Code

Tip Diameter, F

Inserted Length, cm

Stock Status

VV13F 13F 8.2 Out of Stock
VV16F 16F 9.5 Out of Stock
VV19F 19F 13.7 Out of Stock
VV23F 23F 18.2 Out of Stock
VV28F 28F 22.5 Out of Stock
VV32F 32F 25.0 Out of Stock

Where can I find more information about the OriGen RDLC ECMO Catheter Recall?

Information regarding the recall can be found here. If you have a product that was recalled and would like additional information regarding returning the product, please contact OriGen through the contact information page.

Is the VV13F currently in stock?

OriGen is discontinuing the OriGen Biomedical RDLC product line.

Is the VV16F currently in stock?

OriGen is discontinuing the OriGen Biomedical RDLC product line.

Is the VV19F currently in stock?

OriGen is discontinuing the OriGen Biomedical RDLC product line.

Is the VV23F currently in stock?

OriGen is discontinuing the OriGen Biomedical RDLC product line.

Is the VV28F currently in stock?

OriGen is discontinuing the OriGen Biomedical RDLC product line.

Is the VV32F currently in stock?

OriGen is discontinuing the OriGen Biomedical RDLC product line.

What is the expiration date of the OriGen Catheters?

Catheters: 4 years

Where can I find the ELSO Guidelines for ECMO procedures?

The ELSO Guidelines can be found here.

I have a problem with a product, what is the complaint procedure?

Please report it as soon as possible. Contact the OriGen head office. Please retain the product and its packaging as this will help us in our investigation and findings. All complaints will receive a written or oral response acknowledging receipt of the product and initial findings.

Where can I find the Instructions for Use (IFU) or Certificate of Conformance (CoC) for the product I received?

An IFU and CoC will be in your original shipment box. If these items are misplaced, you can access the IFU and CoC for your OriGen products through the Client Login. If you do not have a current login, you will need to register for an account through that page.