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EUROPEAN Device Guide / Interventional Support Wires

Company Name Product Name Type Diameter (inch) Length (cm) Tip Type Coating Type (Hydrophilic or Hydrophobic) Comments
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Asahi Sion Blue ES Composite core, coil 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic; hydrophobic tip
Boston Scientific Corporation ChoICE Extra Support Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 182, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic; distal 3-cm spring coils uncoated Extra rail support
Boston Scientific Corporation Forte Extra Support Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 185, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophobic (silicone) Extra rail support
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Grand Slam Coil 0.014 180, 300 Straight, J Hydrophobic
Abbott HT All Star Extra support 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophobic
Abbott HT Balance Heavyweight Extra support 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT Extra S'Port Extra support 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophobic
Abbott HT Iron Man Extra support 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophobic
Abbott HT Powerturn Extra support 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
AndraTec GmbH Germany Lokum-Amplatz Amplatz Stiff Type 0.035 80–360 Stiff PTFE coated
AndraTec GmbH Germany Lokum-L-Quest Extra Stiff Guide Wire L-Quest extra stiff type guidewire 0.035 180–260 Straight, 3-mm or 6-mm tip PTFE Extra stiff type guidewire
Rontis AG Lotus II Stainless steel, core-to-tip 0.014 195, 300 Straight (shapeable), J-shaped Hydrophilic Extra support, coronary and peripheral indication
Boston Scientific Corporation Mailman Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 182, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic; distal 3-cm spring coils uncoated Super rail support
Boston Scientific Corporation Platinum Plus Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014, 0.018 180, 300 Intermediate/spring coil Hydrophobic (silicone) Super rail support
Terumo Europe Runthrough NS Intermediate DuoCore technology: proximal stainless steel (distal: 40-cm nitinol) 0.014 180 (extendable to 300 mm) Straight nitinol (10-mm shapeable; tip load: 3.6 gf) 2-mm silicone tip coating; distal coating: hydrophilic; proximal coating: PTFE Nitinol alloy distal core offers kink resistance and durability; high-strength stainless steel shaft designed to offer enhanced steerability and trackability; innovative DuoCore combines a great torque response with a durable tip; durable Terumo M Coat hydrophilic coating enables smooth manipulation; the distal tip presents 2-mm silicone coating for improved tactile feedback
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Stabilizer Plus Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Supersoft Hydrophobic Core-to-tip support weight wire
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Stabilizer XS Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Supersoft Hydrophobic Core-to-tip extra support weight wire
Medtronic Thunder Stainless steel 0.014 190, 300 Floppy/spring coil Silicone only Super rail support
Medtronic Zinger Support Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Floppy/spring coil Both hydrophilic and silicone Extra rail support

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