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US Device Guide / Intravascular Spectroscopy

Company Name Product Name Catheter Usable Length (cm) Maximum Guidewire (inch) Minimum Guide Catheter ID (F) Shaft Distal Section (F) Spectroscopic Method Algorithm Target Comments
Infraredx, A Nipro Company Dualpro IVUS+NIRS 160 0.014 6 (ID: ≥ 0.067 inch) 3.2 Near-infrared diffuse reflectance Intramural cholesterol/necrotic core Combines IVUS+NIRS in a dual-modality intravascular imaging catheter for simultaneous acquisition of vessel structure and plaque composition data—a single catheter, a single pullback, two sets of data; features rotational 50 MHz extended bandwidth IVUS, durable hydrophilic coating and tracking reinforcement sleeve for improved deliverability; single-use, disposable (model: TVC-C195-42); compatible with the Makoto intravascular imaging system (TVC-MC10)
Infraredx, A Nipro Company TVC Insight 160 0.014 6 (ID: ≥ 0.067 inch) 3.2 Near-infrared diffuse reflectance Intramural cholesterol/necrotic core High-resolution rotational IVUS image with precision automated pullback; excellent deliverability with a durable hydrophilic coating; catheter provides additional information with lipid core plaque detection (also see Intravascular Ultrasound)

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