Warren Jackman) showed that cryoenergy can be effectively delivered within key cardiac veins
(coronary sinus (CS) or middle cardiac vein
(MCV)) to potentially treat common arrhythmia sites.
Attain Ability Plus enables physicians to reach and maintain the target vein, providing stability in medium-to-large venous anatomies, while Attain Ability Straight allows physicians to maneuver through small cardiac veins
Next-generation Attain(TM) Lead Designed to Access Distal Cardiac Veins
And Deliver Electrical Impulses From Implantable Cardiac Resynchronization Devices
With the Attain StarFix's new lobe technology, physicians now have a lead option that can be safely secured in even the most challenging cardiac veins
," said Herbert Naegele, M.
The lead design incorporates a distal curved shape allowing steerability in small cardiac veins
, while including the familiar stylet delivery techniques used for placement of all pacing leads today.
These catheters are highly specialized to give physicians a range of choices as they work from outside the body to select the most appropriate cardiac veins
leading to the heart's lower left chamber (ventricle) and safely maneuver an insulated lead through them to carry electrical impulses from an implanted CRT device.
Electrophysiology (EP) software - Empowers electrophysiologists with knowledge of the heart's complex anatomy, offering detailed insight into a patient's left atrium, pulmonary veins, coronary sinus and cardiac veins
Both new delivery systems allow contrast injection through the lumen to help visualize the anatomy, especially the cardiac veins
on the left ventricle.
It is a steroid eluting, 6 French lead that can be delivered by stylet or guidewire and is designed to be maneuvered within cardiac veins
and provide stability once in place.
The Attain OTW lead lets me choose among more cardiac veins
and access them more easily.
The curves in the distal lead body provide good stability in cardiac veins
The soft-tip design of its guide catheters may reduce the chances of trauma to delicate cardiac veins
, and its longer guide catheter sheaths are designed to facilitate more secure lead placements.