Healthcare Professionals


Guide Catheter


Balanced Performance that’s Ahead of the Curve

Launcher™ coronary guide catheters come with the performance advantages you expect from a market leader — including a wide variety of curve shapes for transradial and femoral percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). 

Product details1

Full-Wall technology is a shaft construction process that optimizes the balance between a large lumen and robust performance — offering excellent torque resistance and curve retention. The encapsulated flat wire braid enables thinner, robust walls without compromising support or retention.

  1. Polymer
  2. Encapsulated braid wire 
  3. Inner jacket
  4. Flat braid wire
  5. Outer jacket 
Coronary guide catheters diagram
Coronary guide catheters cutaway

Launcher Guide Catheters Offer:

  • Flexible distal segment to engage the guide for backup support
  • Supportive secondary curve for backup support and curve retention
  • Workhorse construction for a variety of anatomies and takeoffs
  • Larger lumens for excellent contrast flow and enhanced visualization1
  • Vest-tech nylon outer jacket for hub-to-tip radiopacity
  • Radiopaque marker band to facilitate tip orientation for ostial engagement
  • Support for radial and femoral approaches


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Bench testing vs. Cordis Vista Brite Tip®* guide catheter (5, 6, and 7 F); Abbott Viking* guide catheter (6 and 7 F); Terumo Heartrail®* guide catheter (5, 6, and 7 F); and Boston Scientific Runway™*, Wiseguide™*, and Mach 1™* guide catheters (6 and 7 F). PP11648rA, 2009. Bench test data  may not be indicative of clinical performance.