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guide catheter

A catheter that makes it easier to enter that vessel with other devices or instruments. Guide catheters are used to facilitate the placement of lasers, stents, and balloons for angioplasty.
See also: catheter
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As a result, physicians can use smaller guide catheters and still accommodate the range and sizes of the stents, balloons and other accessories required for an interventional procedure.
To date, a majority of clinicians continue to manually guide catheters through the heart to detect and treat a variety of cardiac arrhythmias despite the lack of precision offered by these catheters.
The Stereotaxis technology uses powerful magnets outside the body to guide catheters inside the heart by remote control.
The Sensei[TM] Robotic Catheter System and disposable Artisan[TM] Control Catheter are currently under review for FDA clearance to guide catheters for mapping the heart anatomy.
The contract is the supply of consumables for interventional cardiology stents, balloon catheters, super flat wire, sheath, diagnostic catheters, guide catheters and supplementary material specification and quantity as per the tender documentation for a period of two years, the estimated quantity of about 28,400 pieces.
IntraTherapeutics' products under development include additional peripheral stents, guide catheters and microcatheters.
Each lot relates to stents, cannula and access products, guide catheters, guide wires, balloon catheters and inflation devices, wound closure devices and associated accessories for use in either Cardiology or Radiology diagnostic and interventional procedures as applicable.
SCIMED's product booth will display the TRIO(TM) PTCA catheter, 10F TRIGUIDE-FLEX(TM) and 8F BIG-MAX(TM) guide catheters, an improved MAGNET exchange device and PURSUIT(TM) guide wire.
The Sensei[TM] Robotic Catheter System is designed to guide catheters for mapping heart anatomy during the treatment of patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias.
Schneider also markets guide catheters, diagnostic catheters, and guidewires for use by cardiologists.
Schneider also markets a full line of over-the-wire PTCA balloon catheters, guide catheters and diagnostic catheters and guidewires for use by cardiologists.