Confida Brecker Guidewire
Designed for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) 

The Confida™ Brecker guidewire (CBG) is specifically designed for TAVR procedures. With performance at its core, the CBG features a continuous, tapered core and pre-shaped curve for secure deployment. 

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Overview

Minimize Ventricular Perforation

The Confida Brecker guidewire features a continuous, tapered core to reduce risk of ventricular perforation.1

Watch the video to see deployment in action.

Designed for Secure Anchoring During Valve Deployment

Wire is pre-shaped to help with anchoring during valve deployment.

Illustration showing deployment of Confida Brecker guidewire: Pigtail catheter located in the left ventricle

Pigtail catheter located in the left ventricle

Illustration showing deployment of Confida Brecker guidewire: Guidewire is introduced through the pigtail catheter

Guidewire introduced through the pigtail catheter

Illustration showing deployment of Confida Brecker Guidewire: Retraction of the pigtail catheter

Retraction of the pigtail catheter

Illustration showing deployment of Confida Brecker guidewire: Guidewire is fully positioned within the left ventricle

Guidewire fully positioned within the left ventricle 

Product Details

Proximal Guidewire Stiffness Comparison2

  1. Amplatz™* Super Stiff Guidewire
  2. Safari2™* Pre-shaped Guidewire
  3. Amplatz™* Ultra Stiff Guidewire
  4. Confida Brecker Guidewire
  5. Lunderquist™* Extra Stiff Wire Guide
Proximal guidewire stiffness comparison chart

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References

1

Roy DA, Laborde JC, Sharma R, Jahangiri M, Brecker SJ. First-in-man assessment of a dedicated guidewire for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. EuroIntervention. January 22, 2013;8(9):1019-1025.

2

Data on file at Medtronic. Bench test may not be indicative of clinical performance.

CAUTION: Federal law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.

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