Surgical Drainage



Patient outcomes following cardiothoracic surgery hinge on proper chest tube drainage and the accuracy of measurements related to patient recovery.

Current surgical drainage systems remain unreliable and often result in:


Longer hospital stays

Wasted resources

Unnecessary costs




By delivering precise data monitoring and automated chest tube clearance in a digital system,
Thoraguard  is designed to improve clinical decision-making and patient safety.

Thoraguard transforms surgical drainage in cardiothoracic surgery with digital intelligence.

1st and only automated

clog clearance system

Digitally measures and displays air leak rate and

24-hour trends

Digitally measures and displays hourly drainage volume and trends

Actively monitors and notifies care team in event of an unexpected disruption

Compact, all-in-one system specifically developed for
both cardiac and thoracic surgery


About Centese

We are driven to improve outcomes and reduce costs in cardiothoracic surgery with better solutions for post-operative surgical drainage built around Safety, Intelligence, and Efficacy.  By combining innovative design with intelligent software, we aim to:

Help patients recovery more quickly

Provide clinicians with reliable data to make more informed decisions

Help ICU and critical care teams streamline labor-intensive workflow

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4156 S 52nd St.
Omaha, NE 68117

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