EUROPE DEVICE GUIDE > Snares

Company Name Product Name Catheter Size/ Length (F/cm) Working Diameters (mm) Snare Length (cm) Snare Type
Andramed GmbH AndraSnare 4, 5/50, 110, 135 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 65/125/150 Atraumatic nitinol loop with gold coating and X-Marker for better visualization and saver retrieval
Andramed GmbH AndraSnare Micro 2.3–3 2–7 175 Atraumatic nitinol loop with gold coating and X-Marker for better visualization and saver retrieval
Andramed GmbH Loopmaster-Sochman Snare 8/150 25 130/150 Atraumatic nitinol loop with guidewire with atraumatic tip for a saver retrieval
AndraTec GmbH Germany Exeter Snare 3, 4, 5/65, 125, 150, 175 2–7, 5–35 125 Exeter open loop snare
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Atrieve 3.2/150 2–4, 4–8 175 Three noninterwoven loops with platinum strands
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Atrieve 7/100 18–30, 27–45 120 Three noninterwoven loops with platinum strands
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Atrieve 6/100 6–10, 9–15, 12–20 120 Three noninterwoven loops with platinum strands
Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. Bard Snare Retrieval Kit 6/9/11 20 58 Convenient all-in-one, easy-to-use kit; the snare catheter and helical loop is provided together with the dual sheath and the dilator
Cook Medical CloverSnare 4-Loop Vascular Retriever 6/90, 8/85, 10/80 32 90 Four-loop nitinol snare with tantalum core coaxial sheath system with radiopaque markers at each distal tip
Cook Medical Dotter Intravascular Retriever Set 8/95 30-mm basket 7-cm basket Consists of a four-wire helical loop basket with a pin-vise handle, a catheter and a Check-Flo Introducer Set
Cook Medical Gunther Tulip Vena Cava Filter Retrieval Set 6.3/80, 9, 11 (coaxial sheath set) 20-mm snare loop 80 The GTRS jugular approach consists of a retrieval loop system with a braided platinum wire loop, a coaxial retrieval sheath system, an entry needle, a wire guide, and a dilator; a radiopaque band provided on the outer sheath identifies precise location of the distal tip of the sheath for positioning accuracy
Cook Medical Indy OTW Vascular Retriever 8/55, 8/100 40-mm basket 55-/100-cm catheter Four-loop nitinol wire snare; over-the-wire capabilities; compatible with 0.035-inch guidewire
Medtronic Amplatz GooseNeck Microsnare Kit 2.3–3/175 2, 4, 7 200 Engineered for precise retrieval and manipulation, the Amplatz GooseNeck Snares and Microsnares (for small vessel applications) feature a highly radiopaque snare loop that is 90° to shaft of the snare; other features include a nitinol shaft for kink resistance and gold tungsten loop for enhanced visualization
Medtronic Amplatz GooseNeck Microsnare Kit 2.3–3/150 2, 4, 7 175 Engineered for precise retrieval and manipulation, the Amplatz GooseNeck Snares and Microsnares (for small vessel applications) feature a highly radiopaque snare loop that is 90° to shaft of the snare; other features include a nitinol shaft for kink resistance and gold tungsten loop for enhanced visualization
Medtronic Amplatz GooseNeck Snare Kit 6/48, 102 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 65, 120 Engineered for precise retrieval and manipulation, the Amplatz GooseNeck Snares and Microsnares (for small vessel applications) feature a highly radiopaque snare loop that is 90° to shaft of the snare; other features include a nitinol shaft for kink resistance and gold tungsten loop for enhanced visualization
Medtronic Amplatz GooseNeck Snare Kit 4/48, 102 5, 10 65, 120 Engineered for precise retrieval and manipulation, the Amplatz GooseNeck Snares and Microsnares (for small vessel applications) feature a highly radiopaque snare loop that is 90° to shaft of the snare; other features include a nitinol shaft for kink resistance and gold tungsten loop for enhanced visualization
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. EN Snare Endovascular Snare System 3.2/150, 6, 7/100 2–4, 4–8, 6–10, 9–15, 12–20, 18–30, 27–45 120, 175 Incorporates an interlaced triple-loop design which conforms to vessel walls to promote accurate and reliable foreign body retrieval; the super elastic nitinol provides kink resistance and torque control; the platinum strands around the loops provide excellent fluoroscopic visualization
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. One Snare Endovascular Snare System 4/48, 4/100, 6/48, 6/100 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 65, 120 Single 90˚ angle loop to optimize retrieval and manipulation of foreign objects; nitinol loop wrapped with gold-plated tungsten provides strength and shape retention and enhances visibility under fluoroscopy
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. One Snare Microsnare System 2.3–3/150 2, 4, 7 175 Single 90° loop configuration and gold tungsten coils (for enhanced visualization)
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. One Snare Microsnare System 2.3–3/175 2, 4, 7 200 Single 90° loop configuration and gold tungsten coils (for enhanced visualization)
Teleflex Expro Elite Snare 0.035-inch compatible 5, 10, 15, 25, 35 150 Helical, radiopaque loop; completely integrated 0.035 profile permits delivery through 0.035 lumens of conventional catheters; one-piece construction with no assembly required provides durability and rapid deployment
Teleflex Micro Elite Snare 0.014-inch compatible 2, 4, 7 180 Helical, radiopaque loop; ultrasmall 0.014 profile permits delivery through microcatheters and balloon catheters; one-piece construction with no assembly required provides durability and rapid deployment

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