DEVICE GUIDE > Coiled Stainless Steel Guidewires

Company Name Product Name Type Diameter (inch) Length (cm) Tip Type Antithrombogenic Comments
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Super stiff: fixed core 0.032 180 3-mm J PTFE coated Super stiff
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight TigerWire: steerable 0.035 180, 260, 300 Angled PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Super stiff: fixed core 0.038 180, 260 Straight PTFE coated Super stiff
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight TigerWire: steerable 0.035 150 Straight, angled PTFE coated Standard, floppy
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Introducer 0.021 50 DDS PTFE coated PTFE coated
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight J-tip: fixed core 0.025 150, 180, 260 3-mm J PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight J-tip: fixed core 0.032 150, 260 3-mm J PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight J-tip: fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150, 180, 260 1.5-, 3-, 6-, 15-mm J PTFE coated Bentson, Newton LT, Rosen, standard, firm
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight J-tip: fixed core 0.065 150 6-mm J PTFE coated Newton LT
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight J-tip: movable core 0.035, 0.038 150 3-mm J PTFE coated Standard, Amplatz
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Double distal: fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150 3-mm J PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Straight: fixed core 0.021, 0.025, 0.032 150 Straight PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Straight: fixed core 0.035 150, 260 Straight PTFE coated Standard, Newton LT, Bentson
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Straight: fixed core 0.038 150, 260 Straight PTFE coated Standard, Bentson
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Straight: movable core 0.035, 0.038 150 Straight PTFE coated Standard, Amplatz
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Introducer 0.025, 0.032, 0.035 50 3-mm J (DDJ) PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Heparin coated: fixed core 0.035 150, 180, 260 J or straight Heparin coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Heparin coated: fixed core 0.038 150 J or straight Heparin coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Heparin coated: movable core 0.035, 0.038 150 3-mm J Heparin coated Amplatz
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Steerable 0.035 150 Modified J or straight PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Steerable 0.035 150 Straight PTFE coated Floppy
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Introducer 0.038 50 3-mm J (DDJ) PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight J-tip: fixed core 0.021, 0.028, 0.03 150 3-mm J PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular (formerly St. Jude Medical) GuideRight Introducer 0.038 80 3-mm J PTFE coated Standard
Abbott Vascular 0.035 LOC Guide Wire Extension 0.035 115 PTFE
Abbott Vascular Hi-Torque Spartacore 14 Guide Wire Core to tip 0.014 130, 190, 300 PTFE Extra support designed for delivery of 0.014-inch compatible devices; soft tip
Abbott Vascular Hi-Torque Steelcore 18 Guide Wire Core to tip 0.018 190, 300 Straight PTFE Supportive wire with soft tip for delivery of 0.018-inch compatible devices
Abbott Vascular Hi-Torque Steelcore 18 LT Guide Wire Core to tip 0.018 190, 300 J-curved/straight PTFE Long-taper wire with soft tip for delivery of 0.018-inch compatible devices
Abbott Vascular Hi-Torque Supra Core 35 Guide Wire Core to tip 0.035 145, 190, 300 Straight PTFE Extra support wire with atraumatic tip
Abbott Vascular Hi-Torque Versacore Guide Wire Core to tip 0.035 145, 175, 260, 300 Modified J, standard, floppy PTFE Workhorse wire with soft shapeable tip
AngioDynamics Angiographic Core Wires Fixed or movable core 0.018, 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038 60, 145, 150, 175, 180, 260 Straight, J-tip, Bentson, Newton, Rosen, double-ended Heparin coated Guidewires used for the percutaneous introduction of catheters
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Bentson Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 145, 150, 180
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Double Ended Fixed core 0.035 150
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Fixed Core J-Tip Fixed core 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038 145, 150, 175, 180, 260
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Fixed Core Straight Fixed core 0.018, 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038 60, 145, 150, 180, 260
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Heavy Duty Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Movable Core J-Tip Movable core 0.032, 0.035, 0.040 145, 150, 175
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Newton Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150
AngioDynamics PTFE-Coated Rosen Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150, 175, 180 1.5 mm J
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Bentson PTFE-Coated Guide Wire Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150, 180, 260 Straight PTFE
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, 0.035, 0.038 150 Straight PTFE
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Stainless Steel Guide Wire Double Ended Movable core 0.025, 0.032, 0.035 45, 65, 80 Double ended (straight, 3-mm J)
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Stainless Steel Guide Wire J-Tip Fixed 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. Asahi Chikai Stainless steel Actone structure 0.014 200, 300 Straight and round curve Neurointervention
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Asahi Chikai 008 Stainless steel Actone structure 0.010, 0.008 200 Straight Neurointervention
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Asahi Chikai 10 Stainless steel Actone structure 0.010 200, 300 Straight Neurointervention
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Asahi Chikai V Stainless steel Actone structure 0.014 165 Straight Interventional radiology procedures
Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. Asahi Treasure Floppy Stainless steel 0.018 190, 300 Straight Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
Biotronik (distributed by Getinge/Maquet Medical Systems USA) Cruiser-18 Core to tip 0.018 195/300 Straight PTFE Medium and stiff tip configurations
Boston Scientific Corporation Amplatz Super Stiff Guidewire Spring coil stainless steel 0.035, 0.038 75, 145, 180, 260 3-mm J, straight, short taper PTFE Stiff, stainless steel core with flexible, highly radiopaque tip; intended to facilitate catheter placement and exchange during diagnostic or interventional procedures including AAA endovascular graft procedures
Boston Scientific Corporation Jetstream Jetwire Fixed core 0.014 300 Straight (shapeable) Silicone and PTFE coated Proprietary PTFE coating offers uniform consistency, enhanced lubricity, and excellent durability; indicated for coronary and peripheral use
Boston Scientific Corporation Magic Torque Spring coil stainless steel 0.035 180, 260 Straight (shapeable) Glidex hydrophilic coating on distal 10-cm; PTFE coating on distal 11–50 cm for continued low-friction access Precoat technology produces an even coating of PTFE resulting in an ultra-smooth surface to facilitate independent coil movement
Boston Scientific Corporation Meier Spring coil stainless steel 0.035, 0.038 185, 260, 300 C, J
Boston Scientific Corporation Peripheral RotaWire Spring coil stainless steel core 0.009/0.014 330 Straight, extra support, or floppy taper No Designed for use with Peripheral RotaLink Plus
Boston Scientific Corporation Platinum Plus Guidewire Spring coil stainless steel core 0.014, 0.018, 0.025 60, 145, 180, 260 Straight; long and short taper Available with Mediglide silicone coating or Glidex hydrophilic coating Precoat technology produces an even coating of PTFE resulting in an ultra-smooth surface to facilitate independent coil movement
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter Bentson Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150, 180, 260 Straight With or without 15-cm flexible tip
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter J-Curve Movable 0.035, 0.038 125, 150, 260 J-tip With or without Available in 3- and 15-mm J-tip, finger straightenable
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter J-Curve Fixed core 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 80, 125, 150, 180, 260 J-tip With or without Available in 1.5-, 3-, 7.5-, and 15-mm J-tip, finger straightenable
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter Newton Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150 Straight, J-tip With or without Available in straight 3- and 15-mm J-tip, finger straightenable
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter Rosen Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 150, 180, 260 J-tip With or without 1.5-mm J-tip
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter Straight Fixed core 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 80, 150, 260 Straight With or without Available in 1.5-, 3-, 7.5-, and 15-mm J-tip, finger straightenable
Boston Scientific Corporation Starter Straight Movable 0.035, 0.038 150 Straight No Available in 3- and 15-mm J-tip, finger straightenable
Boston Scientific Corporation Thruway Spring coil stainless steel 0.014, 0.018 130, 190, 300 J-tip, straight, short, long, and extra long taper Silicone A larger inner core designed for added strength for access and stability during catheter placement and exchange, while a Teflon coating intended to facilitate entry allows smooth catheter tracking
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. ViperWire Advance Guide Wire Stainless steel core 0.014/0.014 tip, 0.014/0.017 tip 335 Straight No Designed specifically for use with 145-cm CSI Diamondback 360º orbital atherectomy device
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. ViperWire Advance Guide Wire Stainless steel core 0.012/0.014 tip 200 Straight No Designed specifically for use with 60-cm CSI Diamondback 360º orbital atherectomy device
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. ViperWire Advance Guide Wire With Flex Tip Stainless steel core 0.14/0.014 tip, 0.014/0.18 tip 335 Straight with nitinol support coil No Designed specifically for use with 145-cm CSI Diamondback 360º orbital atherectomy device
Cook Medical Amplatz Extra Stiff Fixed core 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 80, 145, 180, 260 J-curved, straight With or without Flat wire coil for support and a very stiff shaft, also available in a short floppy tip with standard or short taper for distal tip control
Cook Medical Amplatz Stiff Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 145, 180, 260 Straight With or without Stiff shaft
Cook Medical Amplatz Tapered Movable core 0.035 145 J-curved With or without Movable core for tailored floppy length, gradual flexible tip transition
Cook Medical Amplatz Ultra Stiff Fixed core 0.035 80, 145, 180, 260 J-curved, straight With or without Stiffer than the Amplatz Extra Stiff but not as stiff as the Lunderquist, also available in a short 1-cm floppy taper
Cook Medical Classic Bentson Fixed core 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038 145, 180, 260 J-curved, straight With or without 20-cm flexible tip including an extra-floppy 6-cm distal portion; available in a standard or stiff shaft configuration
Cook Medical Classic Double Flexible Tip Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 145 J-curved, straight With or without Flexible tip on both ends of the guidewire; J-curved on one end, straight on the other end
Cook Medical Classic Fixed Core Fixed core 0.018, 0.021, 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038, 0.045, 0.052 50, 80, 100, 125, 145, 180, 200, 260, 300, 480 Straight With or without Available in either a standard or heavy duty shaft configuration
Cook Medical Classic Newton Fixed core 0.018, 0.021, 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 80, 100, 145, 180, 200, 260, 320, 360 J-curved, straight With or without Available with either a 10- or 15-cm flexible tip length
Cook Medical Classic Rosen Fixed core 0.018, 0.025, 0.035 80, 145, 180, 260 1.5-mm J-curved With or without Stiff shaft with short flexible tip and tightly J-curved
Cook Medical Classic Safe-T-J Fixed Core Fixed core 0.018, 0.021, 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 50, 80, 125, 145, 180, 200, 220, 260, 300 1-, 1.5-, 3-, 7-, and 15-mm J-curved With or without Available in either a standard or heavy duty shaft configuration
Cook Medical Classic Tefcor Movable Core Movable core 0.035, 0.038 145 J-curved, straight With or without Movable core for tailored floppy length, gradual flexible tip transition
Cook Medical Coons Interventional Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 80, 145, 180, 260 Straight PTFE only Heavy-duty shaft for support and gradual taper transition for atraumatic negotiation of tortuous anatomy, especially in drainage and urology procedures
Cook Medical Lunderquist Wire Guide Mandril 0.035 90, 145, 180, 260, 300 Straight PTFE only Safe and supportive wire guide in a variety of curves that mimic the anatomy; available in two flexible tip lengths
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Emerald Guidewire Fixed, movable core 0.018, 0.025, 0.032, 0.035, 0.038, 0.065 150, 175, 180, 220, 260 Wide variety Yes
Endologix Endologix PTFE Coated Fixed 0.035 260 Straight PTFE coated
Galt Medical Corporation Galt Wires Mandril 0.014, 0.018 40, 60, 65, 80, 130, 145, 180, 190, 300 Straight, angled, J-tip No Available in stainless/stainless, stainless/platinum, nitinol/stainless, nitinol/gold; featuring reference marks, angled tip, flexible tips, J-tips
Galt Medical Corporation Galt Wires Fixed core 0.035, 0.038 80, 150, 180, 260 Straight, J-tip, double flex Silicone coated, PTFE coated 20-cm taper with 6-cm distal floppy; 10-cm taper with 5-cm distal floppy
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Extension System Fixed core 0.035 155 Straight/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Floppy Tip, Exchange Length Fixed core 0.035 260, 300 Straight/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Floppy Tip, Extension Compatible Fixed core 0.035 145, 175 Straight/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Modified J Tip, Exchange Length Fixed core 0.035 260, 300 Modified J/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Modified J Tip, Extension Compatible Fixed core 0.035 145, 175 Straight/shapeable, modified J/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Standard Tip, Exchange Length Fixed core 0.035 260, 300 Straight/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Medtronic Wholey Guidewire System: Standard Tip, Extension Compatible Fixed core 0.035 145, 175 Modified J/shapeable, straight/shapeable PTFE coated Supportive wire with soft, shapeable tip designed for atraumatic negotiation of the vasculature; core-to-tip design
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. InQwire PTFE Coated J-tip fixed core, straight-tip fixed core, J-tip movable core, straight-tip movable core 0.014, 0.018, 0.021, 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 80, 150, 180, 260 Straight; Bentson 23-cm flex, Bentson 15 cm, Bentson short taper 10-cm flex; Newton LT, LLT, LLLT flex tips; super stiff straight tip; Rosen/1.5-mm; J 1.5-, J 3-, J 6-, J 15-mm; double-flex ended; exchange 260-cm straight and J-tip PTFE coating with and without heparin coating Proprietary PTFE precoated wires for increased lubricity and durability; finger straightenable proprietary heparin process designed specifically to work in conjunction with the PTFE coating for improved performance
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. Prelude Sheath Wire Stainless steel or plastic jacketed 0.018, 0.021, 0.025, 0.035, 0.038 45, 50, 80 Straight floppy, angled, or double ended (3-mm J; floppy)
Teleflex Amplatz SST Guidewire Super stiff core 0.035 80, 150, 180, 260 Straight, modified J PTFE coated Guidewires designed for extra support during catheter placement in diagnostic angiography and interventional procedures
Teleflex Axis Guidewire Fixed core 0.035 90, 145, 180, 260 Straight (9 cm), floppy (12 cm) PTFE coated Heavy-duty proximal shaft with highly flexible tip
Teleflex VSI Guidewires Fixed core 0.018 40, 60, 80, 100, 130 Straight, angled tip PTFE coated (80 and 100 cm stainless steel/tungsten versions) Available in a variety of configurations: PTFE coating, reference markers, stainless steel or nitinol mandrel, and stainless steel or tungsten tip
Teleflex VSI Tru-Torque Guidewire Torqueable 0.035 150, 180, 260, 300 Straight, modified J PTFE coated Highly torqueable 0.035-inch guidewire that facilitates catheter placement during diagnostic angiography and interventional procedures
Toray International America, Inc. Torayguide Stainless steel 0.025 175, 230 Spring coil No Atraumatic left atrial access
US Endovascular Aurora Bentsen/Rosen PTFE Coated 0.035 145–260 Straight, J PTFE coated PTFE-coated Bentsen/Rosen guidewire

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