ARC-22

ARC-22

Active response catheter 22. A balloon angioplasty catheter incorporating both high and low balloon inflation pressures in a single catheter for performing dilatation during PTCA. High pressure is focused at the site of disease with lower pressure applied to a surrounding healthy vessel, thereby reducing the risk of injury to healthy tissues.
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marketing approval of its Premarket Approval Supplement Application (PMA) for its FACT-22 and ARC-22 coronary balloon angioplasty catheters.
The FACT-22 (Focus Angioplasty Catheter Technology) and ARC-22 (Active Response Catheter) utilize CardioVascular Dynamics' (CVD) Focus Technology to perform Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) using both low and high balloon inflation pressures within a single catheter.
The design of the FACT-22 and ARC-22 provides catheters with longer balloon inflation lengths (i.