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EUROPEAN Device Guide / Microcatheters

Company Name Product Name Type of Catheter Construction Proximal Size (F) Middle Size (F) Distal Size (F) Catheter Working Length (cm) Catheter Endhole ID (inch) Recommended Guidewire Size (inch) Radiopaque Tip (Yes/No) Hydrophilic Coating (Yes/No)
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Asahi Caravel Stainless steel braided 2.6 1.9 1.4 135, 150 0.014 Yes, tungsten powder 5-mm tip Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Asahi Corsair Stainless steel braided 2.8 2.6 1.3 135, 150 0.014 Yes, tungsten powder 5-mm tip Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Asahi Corsair Pro Stainless steel braiding 2.8 2.6 1.3 135, 150 0.014 Yes, tungsten powder 5-mm tip Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Asahi Corsair Pro XS Stainless steel braiding 2.9 2.1 1.3 135, 150 0.015 0.014 Yes Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Asahi Sasuke Dual lumen catheter 3.2 2.5/3.3 1.5 145 0.016 0.014 Yes Yes
Cook Medical Cantata 2.5 Braided stainless steel, PTFE, Pebax 2.5 2.5 2.5 100, 110, 135, 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Cook Medical Cantata 2.8 Braided stainless steel, PTFE, Pebax 2.8 2.8 2.8 100, 110, 135, 150 0.025 0.021 (maximum) Yes Yes
Cook Medical Cantata 2.9 Braided stainless steel, PTFE, Pebax 2.9 2.9 2.9 100, 110, 135, 150 0.027 (0.69 mm) 0.025 (maximum) Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Excelsior 1018 Braided 2.6 2.6 2 111 (proximal length); 33 (middle length); 6 (distal length) 0.019 0.014 Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Excelsior SL-10 Braided 2.4 2.4 1.7 120 (proximal length); 24 (middle length); 6 (distal length) 0.0165 0.014 Yes Yes
Terumo Europe FineCross MG Micro Guide Stainless steel braid, hydrophilic coating, tapered inner shaft, floppy distal 13-cm segment PTFE-coated inner lumen 2.6 1.8 130, 150 0.018 0.014 Yes (gold) Yes
Terumo Europe Fineduo Dual-lumen microcatheter 3.2 2.9 2.2 1,190 (proximal length); 210 (distal length) Distal tip ID: 0.017; distal inner diameter: 0.018 0.014 Yes Yes
Acrostak M-Cath Stainless steel covered with blue Teflon (PTFE) 2.1 2.1 2.25 135 0.016 0.014 Yes Yes
Millar, Inc. Mikro-Cath Nylon tube 2.3 3.5 120 Guide catheter used for delivery No No
Baylis Medical Company, Inc. ProTrack Microcatheter Coiled stainless steel, PTFE, Pebax 2.9 2.9 2.9 145 0.025 Up to 0.024 Yes No
Baylis Medical Company, Inc. ProTrack Microcatheter Coiled stainless steel, PTFE, Pebax 2.7 2.7 2.7 145 0.022 Up to 0.021 Yes No
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade Fiber braided 3 2.5 2.5 115 (proximal length); 15–25 (middle length); 10–20 (distal length) 0.021 0.016 Yes Yes
Teleflex SuperCross Microcatheter OTW - 0.014 Angled Tips: 45°, 90°, 120°, and 90° Extended Tip Dual-coil design, platinum/tungsten coil tip 3.2 2.4 130, 150 0.017 0.014 Yes, platinum/tungsten coil tip Yes
Teleflex SuperCross Microcatheter OTW - 0.014 Straight and Flexible Tip Braided 2.5 1.8 130, 150 0.017 0.014 Yes, single markerband Yes
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. SwiftNinja Steerable Coronary Microcatheter Tungsten-braided shaft 2.9 (0.97 mm) 2.9 (0.97 mm) 2.4 (0.80 mm) 125 0.021 (0.54 mm) 0.018 Yes Yes, two markerbands
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Tornus Stainless steel braided 3.3 2.1 1.8 135 0.014 Yes No
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Tornus 88 Flex Stainless steel braided 4.1 2.6 2.1 135 0.014 Yes No
Boston Scientific Corporation Tracker Excel-14 Braided 2.4 2.4 1.9 105 (proximal length); 30–37.5 (middle length); 7.5–15 (distal length) 0.017 0.014 Yes Yes
Teleflex Turnpike Catheter Hybrid multilayer: dual bidirectional coils with inner braid 2.9 2.6 1.6 135, 150 0.0165 0.014 Yes, tungsten-loaded tip Yes
Teleflex Turnpike Gold Catheter Hybrid multilayer: dual bidirectional coils with inner braid and external nylon spiral coil 2.9 2.9 2.1 135 0.0165 0.014 Yes, gold-plated tip Yes
Teleflex Turnpike LP Catheter Hybrid multilayer: dual bidirectional coils with inner braid 2.9 2.2 1.6 135, 150 0.0165 0.014 Yes, tungsten-loaded tip Yes
Teleflex Turnpike Spiral Catheter Hybrid multilayer: dual bidirectional coils with inner braid and external nylon spiral coil 2.9 2.9 1.6 135, 150 0.0165 0.014 Yes, tungsten-loaded tip Yes
Teleflex Twin-Pass Dual Access Catheter Dual-lumen catheter 3 3.5 2 135 0.017 0.014 (RX and OTW) Yes, two markerbands Yes

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