EUROPE DEVICE GUIDE > Embolic Protection Devices

Company Name Product Name Type Position CE Mark Indications
Abbott Vascular RX Accunet Embolic Protection System Filter basket Distal Indicated for use as a guidewire and EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) while performing angioplasty and stenting procedures in carotid arteries; the diameter of the artery at the site of filter basket placement should be between 3.25–7 mm
Abbott Vascular Emboshield Nav6 Barewire filter delivery wire Distal Indicated for use as a guidewire and EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) while performing angioplasty and stenting procedures in carotid arteries; the diameter of the artery at the site of the filtration element placement should be between 2.5–7 mm
Balton Robin RX/OTW Nitinol filter basket Distal Distal neuroprotection system is used to seize embolic material during performance of angioplasty procedure on carotid artery and during stent implementation in carotid arteries; recommended vessel diameter from 3–7.5 mm
Boston Scientific Corporation FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System Filter Distal Indicated for use as a guidewire and EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) while performing angioplasty and stenting procedures in coronary saphenous vein bypass grafts and carotid arteries; the diameter of the vessel at the site of filter loop placement should be between 2.25–5.5 mm for coronary saphenous vein bypass graft procedures and between 3.5–5.5 mm for carotid procedures
Claret Medical, Inc. Montage 2 Dual Filter System Dual filters Left common carotid and brachiocephalic arteries Indicated for use as an EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) that may enter the carotid arteries while performing TAVI
Contego Medical LLC Vanguard IEP Peripheral Balloon Angioplasty System with Integrated Embolic Protection Angioplasty balloon with integrated embolic protection filter (150 µm) Distal Indicated for peripheral vascular percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and the capture and removal of embolic material during angioplasty for the femoral, iliac, popliteal, and profunda arteries.
Contego Medical LLC Paladin Carotid Post-Dilation Balloon System with Integrated Embolic Protection Carotid postdilation balloon with integrated embolic protection filter (40 µm) Distal Indicated for postdilation of a deployed self-expanding stent in the carotid artery.
Cordis, a Cardinal Health company Angioguard RX Emboli Capture Guidewire System Filter Distal Indicated for use as a guidewire and EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) while performing carotid artery angioplasty and stenting procedures in carotid arteries; the diameter of the artery at the site of the filter basket placement should be from 3–7.5 mm (see instructions for use for basket/vessel sizing)
Gore & Associates Gore Embolic Filter Filter Distal Indicated for use as a guidewire and EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) during angioplasty and stenting procedures in coronary arteries, saphenous vein grafts, carotid arteries, and peripheral arteries with reference diameters of 2.5–5.5 mm
Invamed Inca Protective filter Distal Indicated for use as a guidewire and EPS to contain and remove embolic material while performing DVT carotid artery angioplasty, stenting procedures in carotid arteries; suitable for acute PE, VTE, and ICU thrombectomy
Medtronic Mo.Ma Ultra Proximal Cerebral Protection Device Proximal protection Proximal Indicated as an EPS to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) while performing angioplasty and stenting procedures involving lesions of the internal carotid artery and/or the bifurcation; the reference diameter of the external carotid artery should be between 3–6 mm and the reference diameter of the common carotid artery should be between 5–13 mm
Medtronic SpiderFX Embolic Protection Device Filter; guidewire of choice Distal Indicated for distal embolization protection during general vascular use, including peripheral, coronary, and carotid interventions; indications, contraindications, warnings, and instructions for use can be found in the product labeling supplied with each device
Straub Medical AG Capturex Nitinol filter basket Proximal Indicated for the filtering of emboli from blood vessels during potentially embolizing procedures; Capturex is peri-interventionally placed in the vascular system through a 10-F sheath; with the filter basket open it provides a 6-F working channel inside the catheter; target vessel diameter is 20–30 mm, maximum expansion of the filter basket is 40 mm
Terumo Europe Nanoparasol Filter, concentric nitinol micromesh, guidewire of choice Distal Indicated for use in patients with carotid arterial atherosclerotic disease; Nanoparasol EPS is indicated for use as a guidewire to contain and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) while performing angioplasty and stenting procedures in carotid arteries

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