Prior to use, refer to the Instructions for Use supplied with these devices for indications, contraindications, side effects, suggested procedure, warnings, and precautions.
INDICATIONS FOR USE
Medtronic guidewires are steerable guidewires that are used for the introduction and placement of diagnostic or interventional devices in the coronary and peripheral vasculature and may be used to reach and cross a target lesion. Medtronic guidewires are not intended for use in cerebral vasculature. Medtronic steerable exchange guidewires are used to facilitate the substitution of one diagnostic or interventional device for another.
None known for steerable exchange guidewires.
- Store in a cool, dark, dry place.
- Do not use open or damaged packages.
- Do not use damaged guidewires.
- Do not expose to organic solvents.
- Use prior to the expiration date.
- Steerable guidewires are delicate instruments. Exercise care while handling guidewires to help prevent the possibility of coil separation, uncoiling, kinking, or breakage.
- To maintain integrity of the Hydro-Track™ coating, do not withdraw or manipulate the hydrophilically coated guidewire in a metal cannula, needle, or other sharp-edged instruments.
- Potential adverse events that may result from the use of this device include, but are not limited to: excessive bleeding, air embolism, ischemia, hematoma at the puncture site, infection, vessel spasm, vascular thrombosis, and vessel dissection and perforation.
Caution: Federal (USA) law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a licensed healthcare practitioner.
Note: All guidewires are 0.014 inch wires, and 180 cm are DOC compatible.