What is a steerable sheath?

What is a steerable sheath?

The DIREX™ Steerable Sheath is a low profile, bidirectional steerable sheath that provides agility and stability through excellent catheter access and support.

What is heart span?

The HeartSpan Fixed Curve Braided Transseptal Sheath is designed with a seamless dilator to sheath transition to assist with ease of femoral insertion as well as trauma reduction when crossing the atrial septum. Our braided sheath construction allows for curve durability and kink resistance during long procedures.

What is a PentaRay catheter?

The PentaRay catheter is an advanced technology whose capabilities include high-resolution mapping and coverage of all four chambers of the heart, which Biosense Webster associates with reduced procedure and fluoroscopy time.

How does a steerable catheter work?

A common steerable catheter is constructed by braiding wire over a lubricious liner, which serves as the working channel, followed by melting and compressing an outer layer of thermoplastic onto the braided liner to create a single fused composite. Many steerable catheters have a preset shape at the distal tip.

Is your heart behind your ribs?

The heart is located under the rib cage, to the left of the breastbone (sternum) and between the lungs.

What is an eco catheter?

DEVICE DESCRIPTION. The Reprocessed Biosense Webster LASSO NAV eco and LASSO 2515 NAV eco Variable Catheter has been designed to facilitate electrophysiological mapping of the atria of the heart with the CARTO® 3 EP Navigation System and a reference device.

What is deflectable catheter?

Deflectable catheters feature a tip that can be pulled into a defined curve. This is achieved by using a wire connected to a pull or anchor ring near the tip. The tip returns to its original shape through natural springback. Almost all deflectable catheters will have a degree of steerability.

How do you make a steerable catheter?


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