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catheter

Med a long slender flexible tube for inserting into a natural bodily cavity or passage for introducing or withdrawing fluid, such as urine or blood

catheter

[′kath·ə·dər]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular device for insertion into a cavity, duct, or vessel to permit injection or withdrawal of fluids or to establish patency of the passageway.
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Commenting on this regulatory approval, Reverse Medical's President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Valko said, "The timing for the RePort[TM] Guide Catheter System regulatory approval is perfect as access to the deep neurovascular anatomy is a current focus of neuro interventionalists' interest.
Guide catheters are used towards the start of an interventional procedure to provide physicians with a path inside the patient's body that "guides" the stents, balloons and other interventional devices directly to the lesion site.
The Neuropath marks our entry into the guide catheter market and therefore represents a 100% incremental revenue opportunity for us," said John Kilcoyne, Chairman and CEO of Micrus Endovascular.
Based on the proprietary "full-wall variable braiding technology" found in the Medtronic Launcher(R) and Sherpa NX guide catheters, the Export XT aspiration catheter promotes optimal performance during cardiovascular interventions.
The CPS Direct(TM) SL braided outer guide catheter with SiteMark(TM) three-dimensional markers.
Pre-clinical studies for the Hansen CCS were conducted to evaluate the ability of the guide sheath and steerable guide catheter to remotely navigate an ablation catheter to a series of anatomical targets in the right and left atria.
Cardiologists with the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Begin Use of Stereotaxis, a Magnetic-Guided Navigation System to Precisely Guide Catheters Throughout the Heart
The requirements for this procurement contract is for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) products to includes the following categories / lots: Guide Catheters, Angioplasty Guide Wires, Angioplasty Balloon Catheters, Angioplasty Compression & Vascular Seals, Coronary Stents (Bare Metal, Drug Eluting, Specialist Niche), Inflation Devices, Rotablators, Datascope Balloons, Cutting Balloons, Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Catheters, Pressure Wires, Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) Catheters, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and other PCI related products.
The contract is the supply of consumables for interventional cardiology stents, balloon catheters, super flat wire, sheath, diagnostic catheters, guide catheters, additional material and special diagnostic material specification and quantity as per the tender documentation for a period of two years.
The Sensei system is currently under review for FDA clearance to guide catheters for mapping anatomy of the heart.
PCI Guidewires, Balloon Catheters and Guide Catheters
Boston Scientific offers a comprehensive portfolio of Monorail products including the Adante, VIVA(TM), Bonnie(R) and Maxxum(TM) balloon catheters as well as a line of leading coronary stents, guide wires, 6F guide catheters and IVUS technology.