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US Device Guide / Interventional Workhorse Wires

Company Name Product Name Type Diameter (inch) Length (cm) Tip Type Coating Type (Hydrophilic or Hydrophobic) Comments
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company ATW All Track Wire Stainless steel 0.014 195, 300 Floppy Hydrophobic Core-to-tip middleweight wire
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company ATW Marker Wire Stainless steel 0.014 195, 300 Floppy Hydrophobic Core-to-tip middleweight wire with four radiopaque markerbands spaced 10 mm apart for lesion measurement
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Bentson PTFE-Coated Guide Wire Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150, 180, 260 Straight PTFE
Boston Scientific Corporation ChoICE Floppy Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 182, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic; distal: 3-cm spring coils uncoated Light rail support
Medtronic Cougar LS Nitinol 0.014 190, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic, silicone Light support nitinol workhorse
Medtronic Cougar XT Nitinol 0.014 190, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic, silicone Medium support nitinol workhorse
Boston Scientific Corporation Forté Floppy Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 185, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophobic (silicone) Light rail support
Boston Scientific Corporation Forté Floppy Marker Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 185, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophobic (silicone) Light rail support
Boston Scientific Corporation Forté Moderate Support Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 185, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophobic (silicone) Moderate rail support
Boston Scientific Corporation Forté Moderate Support Marker Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 185, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophobic (silicone) Moderate rail support
Biotronik, Inc. Galeo Pro Stainless steel 0.014 190, 300 Distal coil: 26 mm (palladium, radiopaque); proximal coil: 21.5 cm (stainless steel) Hydrophilic (distal: 30 cm), PTFE (proximal shaft) Range of tip flexibilities: high flexible, flexible, medium; range of support levels: standard and extra support
Abbott HT Advance Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT Balance Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic, hydrophobic
Abbott HT Balance Middleweight Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic, hydrophobic
Abbott HT Balance Middleweight Elite Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT Balance Middleweight Universal Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT Balance Middleweight Universal II Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT Balance Trek Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight Hydrophilic
Abbott HT Floppy II Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic, hydrophobic
Abbott HT Floppy II ES Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic, hydrophobic
Abbott HT Traverse Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT TurnTrac Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Abbott HT VersaTurn Frontline 0.014 190, 300 Straight, J Hydrophilic
Medtronic Intuition Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Advanced workhorse wire Hydrophilic, silicone Intuition advanced workhorse wire technology, available in hydrophilic and silicone
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Light Frontline 0.014 180, 300 Straight Hydrophobic
Boston Scientific Corporation Luge Guidewire Unibody stainless steel 0.014 182, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic; distal: 3-cm spring coils uncoated Moderate rail support
Boston Scientific Corporation Marvel Guidewire Stainless steel 0.014 190, 300 Core-to-tip Hydrophilic Part of the Sentai guidewire family
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Medium Frontline 0.014 180, 300 Straight Hydrophobic
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Prowater Workhorse 0.014 180, 300 Straight, J Hybrid
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Prowater Flex Workhorse 0.014 180, 300 Straight, J Hybrid
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. PTFE-Coated Exchange Wire J-Tip Fixed core 0.025, 0.035 200, 260 3-mm J PTFE
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. PTFE-Coated Exchange Wire Straight Fixed core 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 260 Straight PTFE
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. PTFE-Coated Guide Wire Double-Ended J Tip Fixed core 0.035 50, 150 Double-ended J tip PTFE
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. PTFE-Coated Guide Wire J Tip Fixed core 0.021, 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038 150, 175 J tip PTFE
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. PTFE-Coated Guide Wire J Tip Movable core 0.032, 0.035, 0.038 145, 150 J tip PTFE
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. PTFE-Coated Guide Wire Straight Fixed core 0.025, 0.032, 0.038 150 Straight PTFE
Terumo Interventional Systems Runthrough NS Extra Floppy Stainless steel proximal shaft/nitinol distal tip 0.014 180 (can be extended), 300 Nitinol floppy tip Hydrophilic (distal: 24.8 cm), silicone (distal: 2 mm) Hybrid wire that fuses nitinol and stainless steel for exceptional torque control and tip durability
Boston Scientific Corporation Samurai Guidewire Stainless steel 0.014 190, 300 Inner coil technology Moderated hydrophilic; reduced coating on distal 1 cm Part of the Sentai guidewire family
Boston Scientific Corporation Samurai RC Guidewire Stainless steel 0.014 190, 300 Inner coil technology Hydrophilic Part of the Sentai guidewire family
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Sion Composite core 0.014 180, 300 Straight Hydrophilic
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Sion Blue Composite core 0.014 180, 300 Straight, J Hybrid
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Soft Workhorse 0.014 180, 300 Straight, J Hydrophobic
Teleflex Spectre Guidewire Workhorse wire 0.014 190, 300 Stainless steel-to-nitinol core-to-tip; straight tip PTFE (proximal); hydrophilic (distal)
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Stabilizer Balanced Performance Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Supersoft, soft Hydrophobic Core-to-tip middleweight wire
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Stabilizer Marker Wire Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Supersoft Hydrophobic Core-to-tip middleweight wire with six 1.5-mm radiopaque markerbands spaced 15 mm apart for lesion measurement
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Stainless Steel Guide Wire Double Ended Movable core 0.025, 0.032, 0.035 45, 65, 80 Double ended (straight and 3-mm J)
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Stainless Steel Guide Wire J Tip Movable core 0.021, 0.025, 0.035 40, 50, 75 3-mm J
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Stainless Steel Guide Wire Straight Fixed core 0.018, 0.021, 0.025, 0.035 25, 40, 75, 80, 100, 125, 150 Straight
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Standard Frontline 0.014 180, 300 Straight Hydrophobic
Medtronic Zinger Light Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic, silicone Light support stainless steel workhorse
Medtronic Zinger Marker Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic, silicone Light support stainless steel with distal marker
Medtronic Zinger Medium Stainless steel 0.014 180, 300 Floppy/spring coil Hydrophilic, silicone Medium support stainless steel workhorse

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