EUROPE DEVICE GUIDE > Microcatheters

Company Name Product Name Type of Catheter Construction Proximal Size (F) Middle Size (F) Distal Size (F) Proximal Length (cm) Middle Length (cm) Distal Length (cm) Catheter Endhole Diameter ID (inch) Recommended Guidewire Size (inch) Radiopaque Tip (Yes/No) Hydrophilic Coating (Yes/No)
Acandis GmbH & Co. KG NeuroSlider 17 Stainless steel braiding with inner PTFE liner 2.1 1.9 155 0.0165 0.014 (maximum) Yes, two markers Yes
Acandis GmbH & Co. KG NeuroSlider 21 Stainless steel braiding with inner PTFE liner 2.5 2.4 155 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes, two markers Yes
Acandis GmbH & Co. KG NeuroSlider 27 Stainless steel braiding with inner PTFE liner 3.6 3 155 0.027 0.021 (maximum) Yes, one marker Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Corsair Stainless steel/tungsten/PTFE 2.8 2.6 1.6 135, 150 0.018 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Masters Parkway HF Tungsten, PTFE 2.6 2.8 105, 125, 150 0.027 0.021 (maximum) Yes Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Masters Parkway HF Kit Tungsten, PTFE 2.6 2.8 105, 125, 150 0.027 Includes 0.021 guidewire Yes Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Masters Parkway Soft Tungsten, PTFE 1.9 2.8 105, 125, 150 0.022 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd. Stridesmooth+ Tungsten, PTFE 2.8 2 105, 125, 150 0.022 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Direxion Preshaped or shapeable steerable nitinol microcatheter 2.4 2.4 2.4 105, 130, 155 0.021 Up to 0.018 Yes (1 or 2 RO) Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Direxion Hi-Flo Preshaped or shapeable steerable nitinol microcatheter 2.8 2.8 2.8 105, 130, 155 0.027 Up to 0.021 Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Direxion Hi-FloSystem Preshaped or shapeable steerable nitinol preloaded microcatheter 2.8 2.8 2.8 105, 130, 155 0.027 Preloaded with Transend 18 or Fathom 16 Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Direxion System Preshaped or shapeable steerable nitinol preloaded microcatheter 2.4 2.4 2.4 105, 130, 155 0.021 Preloaded with Transend 14 or Fathom 16 Yes (1 or 2 RO) Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade Hi-Flo Fathom Kit Vortec plus braiding: fiber and platinum braid 3 (1 mm) 2.8 (0.93 mm) 105, 115, 135, 150 105, 115, 135, 150 105, 115, 135, 150 0.027 (0.69 mm) Includes Fathom-16 guidewire Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade Hi-Flo Fathom Preloaded System Vortec plus braiding: fiber and platinum braid 3 (1 mm) 2.8 (0.93 mm) 105, 115, 135, 150 105, 115, 135, 150 105, 115, 135, 150 0.027 (0.69 mm) Includes preloaded Fathom-16 guidewire Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade Hi-Flo Microcatheter Vortec plus braiding: fiber and platinum braid 3 (1 mm) 2.8 (0.93 mm) 105, 115, 135, 150 105, 115, 135, 150 105, 115, 135, 150 0.027 (0.69 mm) 0.018 (0.46 mm) (maximum) Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade Hi-Flo Transend Kit Vortec plus braiding: fiber and platinum braid 3 (1 mm) 2.8 (0.93 mm) 105, 115, 135 105, 115, 135 105, 115, 135 0.027 (0.69 mm) Includes Transend-18 guidewire Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade Microcatheter Vortec fiber braiding 3 (1 mm) 2.5 (0.83 mm) 130, 150 130, 150 130, 150 0.021 (0.53 mm) 0.018 (0.46 mm) (maximum) Yes Yes
Boston Scientific Corporation Renegade STC 18 Microcatheter Vortec fiber and stainless steel braid 3 (1 mm) 2.4 (0.8 mm) 105, 130, 150 105, 130, 150 105, 130, 150 0.021 (0.53 mm) 0.018 (0.46 mm) (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Prowler 10 Braid/coil design 2.3 1.7 150 150 150 0.015 0.012 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Prowler 14 Braid/coil design 2.8 1.9 150, 170 150, 170 150, 170 0.0165 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Prowler 27 Braid/coil design 3 2.6 150 150 150 0.027 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Prowler Plus Braid/coil design 2.8 2.3 110, 135, 150 110, 135, 150 110, 135, 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Prowler Select LP-ES Braid/coil design 2.8 1.9 150 150 150 0.0165 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Prowler Select Plus Braid/coil design 2.3 2.3 150 150 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Rapidtransit Microcatheters Braid/coil design 2.3 2.3 75, 100, 135, 155, 175 75, 155, 175 75, 155, 175 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Transit Microcatheters Braid/coil design 2.8 2.5 135, 150 135, 150 135, 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) 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 (1 or 2 RB) 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 (1 or 2 RB) Yes
Cook Medical Cantata 2.9 Braided stainless steel, PTFE, Pebax 2.9 2.9 2.9 110, 135, 150 0.027 (0.69 mm) 0.025 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Apollo Detachable Tip Microcatheter Distal nitinol braiding with detachable tip 1.5, 3, and 5 cm 2.7 1.5 165 0.010 0.010 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Echelon-10 Four performance zones with smooth transitions and nitinol braiding with progressive PPI for optimal proximal pushability and support and enhanced torque response; tip configuration straight, 40°, and 90° bends 2.1 1.7 155 0.017 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Echelon-14 Four performance zones with smooth transitions and nitinol braiding with progressive PPI for optimal proximal pushability and support and enhanced torque response; tip configuration straight, 40°, and 90° bends 2.4 1.9 155 0.017 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Rebar-10 Stainless steel reinforced microcatheter 2.3 1.7 153 0.012 0.012 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Rebar-14 Stainless steel reinforced microcatheter 2.4 1.9 153 0.014 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Rebar-18 Stainless steel reinforced microcatheter 2.8 2.3 130, 153 0.018 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Rebar-27 Stainless steel reinforced microcatheter 2.8 2.8 130, 145 0.027 0.027 (maximum) Yes Yes
Medtronic Total Across Stainless steel hypotube 2.3 2.3 2 100, 150 0.014 Yes, two markerbands Yes
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. EmboCath Plus Stainless steel braid 3 3 2.9 100, 135 0.028 0.025 Yes, one markerband Yes
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. Maestro Nylon ribbon braiding 2.8, 2.9 2.8, 2.9 2.4, 2.8, 2.9 110, 130, 150 straight, 45 Swan Neck 0.02, 0.024, 0.027 0.018, 0.021 Yes, one markerband Yes
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. SwiftNinja Steerable Coronary Microcatheter Tungsten-braided shaft 2.9 (0.97 mm) 2.4 (0.80 mm) 125 0.021 ≤ 0.018 Yes, two markerbands Yes
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. SwiftNinja Steerable Microcatheter Tungsten-braided shaft 2.9 (0.97 mm) 2.4 (0.80 mm) 125 0.021 ≤ 0.018 Yes, two markerbands Yes
MicroVention Terumo Headway 17 Advanced Tapered PTFE liner with coil reinforcement 2.4 1.7 150 0.017 150 0.017 0.017 Yes Yes
MicroVention Terumo Headway 17 Advanced Soft Tapered PTFE liner with coil reinforcement 2.4 1.7 150 0.017 150 0.017 0.017 Yes Yes
MicroVention Terumo Headway 21 PTFE liner with coil reinforcement 2.5 2 150 0.021 150 0.021 0.021 Yes Yes
MicroVention Terumo Headway 27 PTFE liner with coil reinforcement 3.1 2.6 150 0.027 150 0.027 0.027 Yes Yes
MicroVention Terumo Headway Duo Hybrid braid/coil design 2.1 1.6 156 0.0165 156 0.0165 0.0165 Yes Yes
MicroVention Terumo Headway Duo Hybrid braid/coil design 2.1 1.6 167 0.0165 167 0.0165 0.0165 Yes Yes
Penumbra Europe GmbH Lantern Nitinol coil reinforced; eight extrusion zones 2.95 2.6 115, 130, 150 115, 130, 150 115, 130, 150 0.025 0.014 Yes; two markerbands, radiopaque 3 cm Yes
Penumbra Europe GmbH PX Slim Nitinol coil reinforced; eight extrusion zones 2.95 2.6 150 150 150 0.025 0.014 Yes, two markerbands Yes
Penumbra Europe GmbH Velocity Nitinol coil reinforced; eight extrusion zones 2.95 2.6 160 160 160 0.025 0.014 Yes, one markerband Yes
Reflow Medical, Inc Wingman14 Crossing Catheter Braided with extendable tip 2.7 2.7 2.7 0.014 Yes No
Reflow Medical, Inc Wingman18 Crossing Catheter Braided with extendable tip 3.8 3.8 3.8 0.018 Yes Yes
Stryker Excelsior 1018 Braided, hydrophilic 2.6 2 150 0.019 0.016 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Excelsior SL-10 Braided, hydrophilic 2.4 1.7 150 0.0165 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Excelsior XT-17 Braided 2.4 1.7 150 0.017 0.014 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Excelsior XT-27 Braided, hydrophilic 2.9 2.7 135, 150 0.027 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Neuro Renegade Hi-Flo Braided, hydrophilic 3 2.8 135, 150 0.027 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Renegade 18 Braided, hydrophilic 3 2.5 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Trevo Pro 14 Braided 2.4 2 157
Stryker Trevo Pro 18 Braided 2.7 2.4 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Stryker Trevo Pro 18 Microcatheter Braided 2.7 2.4 150 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Surefire Medical, Inc Precision Infusion System 021 Braided stainless steel, PTFE, multiple polymers 3.2 3.2 2.8 120, 150 120, 150 120, 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Surefire Medical, Inc Precision Infusion System 025 Braided stainless steel, PTFE, multiple polymers 3.7 3.7 3.4 120, 150 120, 150 120, 150 0.025 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Surefire Medical, Inc Surefire Infusion System Braided stainless steel, PTFE, multiple polymers 3.8 3.8 3.8 120 120 120 0.027 0.018 (maximum) 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
Teleflex Turnpike Catheter Multilayer: Pebax, dual bidirectional coils, braid, PTFE liner 2.9 2.6 1.6 135, 150 0.0165 0.014 Yes, tungsten loaded tip Yes
Teleflex Turnpike Gold Catheter Multilayer: Pebax, dual bidirectional coils, braid, PTFE liner 2.9 2.9 2.1 135 0.0165 0.014 Yes, gold-plated tip Yes
Teleflex Turnpike LP Catheter Multilayer shaft, braid, PTFE liner 2.9 2.2 1.6 135, 150 0.014 Yes, tungsten loaded tip Yes
Teleflex Turnpike Spiral Catheter Multilayer: Pebax, dual bidirectional coils, braid, PTFE liner 2.9 2.9 1.6 135, 150 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
Teleflex Twin-Pass Torque Dual Access Catheter Dual-lumen catheter 3.5 x 3.5 2.1 135 0.017 0.014 (RX and OTW) Yes, two markerbands Yes
Terumo Europe Progreat Hyperselective hydrophilic braided radiopaque microcatheters 2.4 2.7 2.8 110 130 150 0.022, 0.025, 0.027 < 0.021 3-cm gold marker Yes
Tokai Medical Products, Inc Carnelian 1.8 Tungsten braided super-selective microcatheter; tip configuration straight; 45 and cobra angled 2.7 1.8 110, 135, 150 0.017 0.016 (maximum) Yes Yes
Tokai Medical Products, Inc Carnelian 2.2 Tungsten braided selective microcatheter; tip configuration straight; 45 and cobra angled 2.9 2.2 70, 110, 130, 135, 150 0.021 0.018 (maximum) Yes Yes
Tokai Medical Products, Inc Carnelian 2.7 Tungsten braided high flow microcatheter; tip configuration straight 2.9 2.7 105, 125 0.027 0.025 (maximum) Yes Yes
Tokai Medical Products, Inc Carnelian SI - Straight Inner Tungsten braided super-selective microcatheter with straight inner; tip configuration straight; 45 and W angled 2.8 1.9 110, 135 0.021 0.018 Yes Yes

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