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EUROPEAN Device Guide / Intravascular Ultrasound

Company Name Product Name Imaging Diameter (mm) Catheter Usable Length (cm) Maximum Guidewire (inch) Minimum Guide Catheter ID (F) Shaft Distal Section (F) Minimum Sheath Diameter (F) Comments
Philips Eagle Eye Platinum Digital IVUS (coronary or peripheral) 20 150 0.014 5 (ID ≥ 0.056 inch) 5 Highly deliverable plug-and-play IVUS with GlyDx hydrophilic coating, three radiopaque markers, VH IVUS, and ChromaFlo imaging
Philips Eagle Eye Platinum ST Digital IVUS (coronary or peripheral) 20 150 0.014 5 (ID ≥ 0.056 inch) 5 Short-tip model: highly deliverable plug-and-play IVUS with GlyDx hydrophilic coating, three radiopaque markers, VH IVUS, and ChromaFlo imaging
Boston Scientific Corporation Opticross 6 HD 60 MHz Coronary Imaging Catheter 6 135 0.014 6 (ID ≥ 0.064 inch) 3.1 6 Advanced 60-MHz composite transducer for superior image quality; 6-mm penetration depth for large vessel assessment
Boston Scientific Corporation Opticross HD 60 MHz Coronary Imaging Catheter 6 135 0.014 5 (ID ≥ 0.058 inch) 3.1 5 Advanced 60-MHz composite transducer for superior image quality; 6-mm penetration depth for large vessel assessment
Philips Refinity ST Rotational IVUS (coronary) 14 135 0.014 5 (ID: ≥ 0.056 inch) 5 High frequency (45 MHz) rotational IVUS
Philips Revolution Rotational IVUS (coronary) 14 135 0.014 6 (ID ≥ 0.064 inch) 6 High-frequency (45 MHz) rotational IVUS
Infraredx, A Nipro Company TVC Insight 16 160 0.014 6 (ID ≥ 0.067 inch) 3.2 6 High-resolution rotational image with precision automated pullback; excellent deliverability with a durable hydrophilic coating; catheter provides additional information with lipid core plaque detection (see Intravascular Spectroscopy)

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