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Catheters, Vascular, Guiding, Coronary Artery

Definition : Guiding vascular catheters designed to facilitate access to the coronary arteries. These catheters (also known as cardiovascular guiding sheaths) usually consist of a 6 to 9 Fr thin plastic (e.g., polyurethane) tube that typically include nontapered tips with radiopaque extensions. Catheters of 7 to 9 Fr diameter are usually introduced using a transfemoral approach; 6 Fr diameter catheters may be introduced through an upper limb (e.g., transradial or transbrachial) intervention. Coronary artery guiding catheters are used for percutaneous coronary and/or graft angioplasty, to place coronary stents, and to introduce devices for other interventional coronary procedures (e.g., atherectomy). Dedicated coronary artery vascular guiding catheters are also used in a variety of intravascular (e.g., peripheral, central venous) introducers and catheterization procedure kits and trays.

Entry Terms : "Transradial Coronary Artery Guiding Catheters" , "Transbrachial Coronary Artery Guiding Catheters" , "Transfemoral Coronary Artery Guiding Catheters" , "Transradial Coronary Artery Angioplasty Guiding Catheters" , "Transbrachial Coronary Artery Angiography Guiding Catheters" , "Ultrasonic Image Catheters" , "Stenting Guiding Catheters" , "Hockey Stick Guiding Catheters" , "Aortocoronary Vein Graft Angioplasty Guiding Catheters" , "Atherectomy Guiding Catheters" , "Coronary Artery Catheters" , "Catheters, Stent Deployment" , "Coronary Artery Guiding Catheters" , "Introducer Sheaths, Cardiovascular"

UMDC code : 18674

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

FlowCardia Inc

Company Type: Parent

Lake Region Medical

Company Type: Parent

Founded in 1947, we have evolved from a manufacturer of pacing lead coils and precision machined products into a global leader and partner in the design, development and manufacture of medical devices.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

Merit Medical Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is a worldwide designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy.

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