EUROPE DEVICE GUIDE > Cerebral Coils

Company Name Product Name Materials Used Coil Type Method of Detachment Comments CE Mark Indications
Balt Optima Coiling System Bare platinum Complex and helical Thermal Seven configurations with standard, soft, and super soft profiles in both complex and helical shapes Intended for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms and other neurovascular abnormalities such as arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistula; also intended for vascular occlusion of blood vessels within the neurovascular system to permanently obstruct blood flow to an aneurysm or other vascular malformation and for arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature
Blockade Medical, a Balt Company Barricade Coil System Bare platinum Complex framing, helical filling, complex finishing, helical finishing Electrolytic Optimized coil design offering a smooth delivery with excellent conformability and performance Intended for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms and other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs; it is also intended for vascular occlusion of blood vessels within the neurovascular system to permanently obstruct blood flow to an aneurysm or other vascular malformation and for arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Micrus Endovascular Microcoil System Stretch-resistant bare-platinum and cerecyte-PGA coils Micrusphere, Presidio, and Cashmere 3D framing coils; Delta Wind filling and finishing Coils; Ultipaq and Helipaq 2D filling coils Mechanical detachment using resistive heating Complete range of coil designs and shapes needed to effectively treat a broad range of aneurysm types Intracranial aneurysms, AVMs and AVFs; embolization of peripheral vasculature
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Orbit Galaxy Detachable Coil System Bare platinum, polypropylene stretch-resistant suture Complex framing, filling, and finishing coils Hydraulic detachment Coil has a unique ability to seek out and fill the open spaces in an aneurysm, enabling greater packing density Orbit Galaxy frame, fill, and Xtrasoft are indicated for embolizing intracranial aneurysms; Orbit Galaxy frame and fill coils are indicated for embolizing intracranial aneurysms, AVMs, AVFs, and embolization of peripheral vasculature
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Orbit Galaxy G2 Detachable Coil System Bare platinum, polypropylene stretch-resistant suture Complex framing, filling, and finishing coils Mechanical detachment using resistive heating Coil has a unique ability to seek out and fill the open spaces in an aneurysm, enabling greater packing density Orbit Galaxy G2 frame, fill, and Xtrasoft are indicated for embolizing intracranial aneurysms; Orbit Galaxy G2 frame and fill coils are indicated for embolizing intracranial aneurysms, AVMs, AVFs, and embolization of peripheral vasculature
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Spectra Family of Coils Stretch-resistant bare-platinum coils Micrusframe C and Micrusframe S 3D framing coils; Deltafill fill coils and Deltaxsft finishing coils, Galaxy G3 fill and Galaxy G3 Xsft finishing coils Mechanical detachment using resistive heating Complete range of coil designs and shapes needed to effectively treat a broad range of aneurysms from start to finish Micrusframe, Deltafill, Deltaxsft, and Galaxy G3 are indicated for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms and other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs; it is also indicated for arterial and venous embolizations in peripheral vasculature; Galaxy G3 Xsft is indicated for endovascular embolization of intercranial aneurysms
Codman Neuro (Johnson & Johnson) Trufill DCS Orbit Detachable Coil System Bare platinum Complex fill, complex standard, mini complex fill, helical fill, tight distal loop technology Hydraulic detachment Excellent conformability and concentric filling for greater packing density Intracranial aneurysms, AVMs, and AVFs; embolization of peripheral vasculature
Medtronic Axium, Axium Prime, and Axium MicroFX Detachable Coils Bare platinum, with PGLA or nylon microfilament for Axium MicroFX Framing, filling, finishing; 3D (diameter: 25–2 mm; length: 20–2 cm); Helix (diameter: 20–1.5 mm; length: 50–1 cm) Mechanical detachment Stretch-resistance, optimal balance of softness, stability, and volume for increased packing volume, instant detachment Intended for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms and other neurovascular abnormalities, such as AVMs and AVFs
MicroVention Terumo HydroFill Helical Coils Platinum hydrogel coated coils HydroCoil embolic system, which combines platinum coils and hydrogel technology (HydroFill for filling) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Hydrogel provides increased filling and greater mechanical stability
MicroVention Terumo HydroFrame Complex Coils Platinum hydrogel coated coils HydroCoil embolic system, which combines platinum coils and hydrogel technology (HydroFrame for framing and filling) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Hydrogel provides increased filling and greater mechanical stability
MicroVention Terumo HydroSoft Helical Coils Platinum hydrogel coated coils HydroCoil embolic system, which combines platinum coils and hydrogel technology (HydroSoft for filling and finishing) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Hydrogel provides increased filling and greater mechanical stability
MicroVention Terumo MicroPlex Compass Complex Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (Compass for framing and filling) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
MicroVention Terumo MicroPlex Complex Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (Complex for framing and filling) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
MicroVention Terumo MicroPlex Cosmos Complex Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (Cosmos for framing, filling, and finishing) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
MicroVention Terumo MicroPlex Helical Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (Helical for filling) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
MicroVention Terumo MicroPlex HyperSoft 3D Complex Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (HyperSoft 3D for framing, filling, and finishing) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
MicroVention Terumo MicroPlex HyperSoft Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (HyperSoft for finishing) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
MicroVention Terumo VFC Versatile Range Fill Coils Bare-platinum coils MicroPlex coil system (VFC for filling) V-Grip detachment controller, self-contained integrated power supply, rapid coil detachment: 0.75 seconds Platinum coils provide versatile framework, stability, and conformability
Penumbra Europe GmbH Penumbra Coil 400 Stretch-resistant bare platinum Complex standard, complex soft, J-soft, curve extra soft, complex extra soft Instant, physician-controlled mechanical detachment Unique larger-diameter (0.02 inch) coils with multilayer metal structure allow dense occlusion with less radiation and lower procedural cost Indicated for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms, other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs, and arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature
Penumbra Europe GmbH Smart Coil Stretch-resistant bare platinum Standard, soft, extra soft, plus standard, and wave extra soft Physician-controlled mechanical detachment Progressively soft coil Indicated for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms, other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs, and arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature
Stryker GDC Detachable Coils Bare platinum GDC 18 360, GDC 18 Soft, GDC 18 Fibered VortX, GDC 10 360, GDC 10 360 Soft, GDC 10 Ultrasoft, GDC 10 3D, GDC 10 2D, GDC 10 2D Soft Electrolytic detachment Aneurysm occlusion See package insert for complete indications, contraindications, warnings, and instructions for use; all GDC Detachable Coils, except GDC 18-Fibered VortX Shape Coil and the Gugliemi Detachable Coil, are intended for the endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms, other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVF, arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature; GDC 18-Fibered VortX Shape Coil is intended for embolization of vascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs of the neurovasculature; GDC 18-Fibered VortX Shape Coil is also intended for arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature; this device should be used by physicians who have received appropriate training in interventional neuroradiology or interventional radiology and preclinical training on the use of this device as established by Stryker Neurovascular
Stryker Matrix2 Detachable Coils Bare platinum alloy covered by a 90–10 PGLA resorbable braid 360 Standard, 360 Soft, 360 UltraSoft, Helical UltraSoft Electrolytic detachment Resorbable bioactive polymer accelerates conversion of thrombus to fibrocellular tissue Intended for embolization of those intracranial aneurysms that—because of their morphology, their location, or the patient’s general medical condition—are considered by the treating neurosurgical team to be A) very high risk for management by traditional operative techniques, or B) inoperable; Matrix2 Detachable Coils are also intended for embolization of other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs; in addition, Matrix2 Detachable Coils can be used for arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature; this device should only be used by physicians who have received appropriate training in interventional neuroradiology or interventional radiology and preclinical training on the use of this device as established by Stryker Neurovascular
Stryker Target Detachable Coils Bare platinum 360 XL Standard, 360 XL Soft, 360 Standard, 360 Soft, 360 Ultra, 360 Nano, 3D Standard, Helical XL Soft, Helical Ultra, Helical Nano Electrolytic, InZone detachment system; single-button activation Smooth and stable, comprehensive coiling solution Intended to endovascularly obstruct or occlude blood flow in vascular abnormalities of the neurovascular and peripheral vessels; Target Detachable Coils are indicated for endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms, other neurovascular abnormalities such as AVMs and AVFs, arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature

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