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EUROPEAN Device Guide / PTCA Balloons

Company Name Product Name Nominal Pressure (atm) Rated Burst Pressure (atm) Guidewire Compatibility (inch) Shaft Length (cm) Sheath Compatibility (F) Balloon Diameters (mm) Balloon Lengths (mm) Comments
Medtronic 1.25-mm Sprinter Legend 12 (1.25 mm) 12 (1.25 mm) 0.016 RX: 142; OTW: 152 5, 6 (kissing-balloon technique compatible) 1.25 RX: 6, 10, 12, 15, 20; OTW: 6, 10, 15, 20
Terumo Europe Accuforce 12 (1,216 kPa) 20 (2,026 kPa) for 4.5, 5 mm; 22 (2,229 kPa) for 2–4 mm Entry profile: 0.0169 (0.43 mm) 145 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30 The ideal balance of high pressure and high resistance, accurate dilatation, and advanced deliverability with no compromise on procedural success; improved accuracy of dilatation even in the most challenging cases with shorter balloon shoulders; (compared to Hiryu Non Compliant PTCA Balloon Catheter [Terumo Corporation]; data on file at Terumo Corporation; compliance comparison from benchmark test data vs various competitors)
Philips AngioSculpt PTCA X Drug-Coated Scoring Balloon Catheter RX 8 Up to 20 0.014 137 6 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5 10, 15, 20 Indicated for the treatment of significant coronary artery stenosis, including in-stent restenosis for the purpose of improving myocardial perfusion
Philips AngioSculpt RX PTCA Scoring Balloon Catheter 8 Up to 20 0.014 137 6 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5 6, 10, 15
Boston Scientific Corporation Apex Monorail PTCA Dilatation Catheter 6 14 0.014 143 5 1.5 (Push model), 1.5 (Flex model), 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 8, 12, 15, 20, 30, 40
Boston Scientific Corporation Apex Over-the-Wire PTCA Dilatation Catheter 6 14 0.014 140 6 1.5 (Push model), 1.5 (Flex model), 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 8, 12, 15, 20, 30, 40
Boston Scientific Corporation Emerge Monorail PTCA Dilatation Catheter 6 12, 14 (depending on diameter) 0.014 144 5 1.2, 1.2 (Push model), 1.5, 1.5 (Push model), 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 8, 12, 15, 20, 30 Exceptional deliverability, ultra-low tip profile
Boston Scientific Corporation Emerge Over-the-Wire PTCA Dilatation Catheter 6 12, 14 (depending on diameter) 0.014 143 5 1.2, 1.2 (Push model), 1.5, 1.5 (Push model), 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 8, 12, 15, 20, 30
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Empira NC RX PTCA Dilatation Catheter 14 20 0.014 139 5 (minimum), 6 (for kissing-balloon technique*) 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 6, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30 *Compatible with Cordis 6-F guide catheter
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Empira RX PTCA Predilatation Catheter 8 14 0.014 139 5 (minimum), 6 (for kissing-balloon technique*) 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 6, 10, 12, 15, 20, 30 *Compatible with Cordis 6-F guide catheter
Rontis AG Europa Ultra 8 16 0.014 140 5 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 Semicompliant dilatation catheter with ABP up to 26 atm
Rontis AG Europa Ultra CTO (Rx-OTW) 8 18 0.014 Rx: 140, OTW: 150 5 (minimum) 1, 1.25, 1.5 8, 12, 16, 20 (inner diameter: 1); 10, 15, 20 (inner diameter: 1.25, 1.5) CTO dilatation catheter with inner diameter from 1 mm; ABP ≤ 28 atm; Rx-OTW
Rontis AG Europa Ultra NC 10 18 (inner diameter: 2–4 mm), 20 (inner diameter: 4.5–5 mm) 0.014 140 5 (minimum) 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 Noncompliant dilatation catheter with ABP ≤ 28 atm
Alvimedica Fluydo 6 14 0.014 142 5 (GC compatibility) 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4 10, 15, 20, 30
TriReme Medical LLC Glider PTCA Balloon Catheter 8 (2.5–3 mm), 9 (3.5 mm), 11 (1.5–2 mm) 14 (3.5 mm), 16 (1.5–3 mm) 0.014 135 6 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5 4, 8, 12, 20
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Ikazuchi Zero PTCA balloon 6 14 0.014 146 5 1, 1.2, 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 30 Ultra low crossing profile (0.0157 inch for the 1-mm diameter balloon)
Alvimedica Invader CTO 7 14 0.014 150 5 (GC compatibility) 1.25, 1.5, 2 10, 15, 20, 25
Alvimedica Invader PTCA 8 16 0.014 150 5 (GC compatibility) Double marker: 1.5, 2, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5; single marker: 1.5, 2, 2.5 8, 12, 15, 17, 20, 22, 25, 28, 30, 34
Abbott Mini Trek OTW II Coronary Dilation Catheter 8 14 0.014 145 1.2, 1.5, 2 6, 8, 12, 15, 20
Abbott Mini Trek RX Coronary Dilation Catheter 8 14 0.014 145 2 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30
Abbott Mini Trek RX Coronary Dilation Catheter 8 14 0.014 145 1.2, 1.5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20
Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Mozec NC Rx PTCA Balloon Dilatation Catheter 12 20 0.014 142 5 2, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5 8, 10, 13, 15, 18, 23, 28, 30, 35, 38 Flat compliance at high pressure; distributed by Cordis in the United States and Canada
Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Mozec Rx PTCA Balloon Dilatation Catheter 7 14, 16 (depending on diameter) 0.014 142 5 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5* 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 17, 20, 25, 30, 33, 38, 41, 45, 49 *14-atm RBP; distributed by Cordis in the United States and Canada
Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Mozec Rx PTCA Balloon Dilatation Catheter 7 16 0.014 142 5 1.5, 2 9, 12, 15 5-mm tip length; distributed by Cordis in the United States and Canada
Boston Scientific Corporation NC Emerge Monorail PTCA Dilatation Catheter 12 18/20 0.014 143 5, 6 2, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 30
Boston Scientific Corporation NC Emerge Over-the-Wire PTCA Dilatation Catheter 12 18/20 0.014 142 5, 6 2, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 30
Boston Scientific Corporation NC Quantum Apex Monorail PTCA 12 18/20 0.014 143 5, 6 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 30
Boston Scientific Corporation NC Quantum Apex Over-the-Wire PTCA 12 18/20 0.014 142 5, 6 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 30
Medtronic NC Sprinter RX 10 18 0.016 142 5 (2–4-mm balloons), 6 (4–5-mm balloons) 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 9, 12, 15, 21, 26
Medtronic NC Stormer OTW 10 18 0.017 138 6 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 6, 11, 16, 21, 26, 31
Abbott NC Trek OTW Coronary Dilatation Catheter 12 18 0.014 143 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 8, 12, 15, 20
Abbott NC Trek OTW Coronary Dilatation Catheter 12 18 0.014 143 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.75, 3.25 6, 8, 12, 15, 20
Abbott NC Trek OTW Coronary Dilatation Catheter 12 18 0.014 143 2.5, 3, 3.5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25
Abbott NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter 12 18 0.014 143 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 8, 12, 15, 20
Abbott NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter 12 18 0.014 143 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 3.25 6, 8, 12, 15, 20
Abbott NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter 12 18 0.014 143 2.5, 3, 3.5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25
iVascular NC Xperience 12 18 (Ø ≥ 4.5 mm), 20 (Ø < 4.5 mm) 0.014 142 5 (for all diameters), 6 (for kissing-balloon technique) 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30 Average burst pressure: 25 atm
Biotronik AG Pantera LEO 14 18–20 0.014 145 5 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 8, 12, 15, 20, 30 Noncompliant high-pressure balloon
Biotronik AG Pantera Pro 7 14 0.014 140 5 (0.056 inch/1.42 mm) 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4 6, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 Balloon and tip coating: 1.25–2 mm hydrophilic; 2.5–4 mm hydrophobic
SMT Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Pipit NC 12 20 0.014 140 5 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 29 Noncompliant dilatation catheter
SMT Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Pipit SC 6 16 0.014 140 5 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5 9, 13, 15, 17, 20, 25, 29, 37, 41 Semicompliant dilatation catheter
Alvimedica Pro HP 6 18/20 0.014 142 5 (GC compatibility) 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 10, 15, 20, 30
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Raiden3 PTCA Balloon 12 22 0.014 146 5 1.5, 1.75, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.25, 4.5 8, 10, 13, 15, 20, 30 High-quality Japanese balloon design, ultra—low-profile postdilatation balloon
Balton River 8 18 0.014 140 5 1.25–4 10–40
Balton River CTO 8 18 0.014 140 5 0.75–1.25 10–40 CTO balloon catheters
Terumo Europe Ryujin Plus 6 (608 kPa) 12 (1,216 kPa) for 3.5, 4 mm; 14 (1,419 kPa) for 1.25–3 mm Entry profile: 0.0157 (0.4 mm) for 1.25 mm/10 mm, 0.0165 (0.42 mm) for other sizes; proximal outer shaft diameter: 0.026 (2 F) 145 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.25 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4 10, 15, 20, 30, 40 Flexible distal shaft and hydrophilic coating for improved trackability; low profile enables kissing-balloon technique in 6-F large lumen (> 0.070 inch, 1.8 mm) guiding catheter; fixed outer and inner tube prevents accordion phenomenon at the balloon part
Terumo Europe Ryujin Plus OTW 6 (608 kPa) 14 Entry profile: 0.0169 (0.43 mm) 135/148 1.25, 1.5, 2 10, 15, 20 148-cm long shaft is suitable for CART technique; stiff shaft designed for enhanced kink resistance; inner shaft material designed for smooth guidewire handling; durable hydrophilic coating
B. Braun Melsungen AG SeQuent NEO 6 (balloon diameter, 2–4 mm), 10 (balloon diameter, 1.25–1.5 mm) 14 (balloon diameter, 2–4 mm), 18 (balloon diameter, 1.25–1.5 mm) 0.014 145 5 (standard guiding catheter), 6 (kissing compatibility) 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4 10, 15, 20, 25, 30
Simeks Medical Simpass CTO Balloon Dilatation Catheter 8 16 0.014 145 5 1, 1.25, 1.5 10, 12, 15, 20
Simeks Medical Simpass NC/HP PTCA Balloon Dilatation Catheter 12 20 0.014 145 5 2, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 9, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30
Simeks Medical Simpass Plus PTCA Balloon Dilatation Catheter 8 16 0.014 145 5 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5, 6 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40
Medtronic Sprinter Legend RX 6 (1.5 mm) 12 (1.5 mm) 0.016 142 5, 6 kissing-balloon technique compatible 1.5 6, 10, 12, 15, 20
Medtronic Sprinter Legend RX 8 (2–4 mm) 14 (2–4 mm) 0.016 142 5, 6 kissing-balloon technique compatible (up to 3.5-mm balloon) 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 6, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30
Medtronic Sprinter OTW 8 (2–4 mm) 14 (2–4 mm) 0.016 138 5, 6 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4 6, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30
Medtronic Sprinter OTW 6 (1.5 mm) 12 (1.5 mm) 0.016 138 5, 6 1.5 6, 10, 12, 15, 20
Terumo Europe Tazuna 6 (608 kPa) 14 (1,419 kPa) Entry profile: 0.0157 (0.4 mm) for 1.25–2.25/10 mm, entry profile: 0.0165 (0.42 mm) for 1.25–2.25/15–20 mm, 2.5–3 mm 145 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3 10, 15, 20 Outstanding pushability; the midshaft construction balances flexibility and stiffness, maximizing the transmission force to the distal part; modified guidewire exit port for a more durable PTCA balloon in complex procedures; low profile and thicker hypotube (compared to Ryujin Plus) to enhance pushability and kink resistance; improved crossing performance; ultra low-entry profile (0.4 mm/0.016 inch) for most challenging lesions; a flexible and robust tip to cross tight lesions and stent struts; hydrophilic coating on the distal shaft to facilitate navigation through distal tortuous vessels and calcified lesions; superior rewrapping and recrossability; specially engineered triwrapped balloon for superior rewrapping performance to enhance recrossability
Abbott Trek OTW Coronary Dilatation Catheter 8 14 0.014 145 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30
Abbott Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter 8 14 0.014 145 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30
SMT Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Wilma SC 6 16 0.014 140 5 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5 9, 13, 15, 17, 20, 25, 29, 37, 41 Semicompliant dilatation catheter
iVascular Xperience 6 16 0.014 142 5 (for all diameters), 6 (for kissing-balloon technique) 1.25, 1.5, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75, 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75, 4, 4.5, 5 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40

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