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The Ultra-Select guidewire: a new nitinol guidewire for coronary angioplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10149107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Ultra Select¿ guidewire is a solid nitinol core torque wire that recently became available for use in coronary angioplasty. This wire has near one-to-one torque with kink resistant axial strength. The wire is radioopaque and highly visible. It is effective in negotiating severe tortuosity. Nitinol (nickel-titanium alloy) has unique properties that allow for specific performance advantages for use in coronary angioplasty. This report discusses this new guidewire and its use in coronary angioplasty.
Authors:
M R Mooney; J F Mooney; W R Pedersen; I F Goldenberg; F L Gobel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1042-3931     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:    1991 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-25     Completed Date:  1992-06-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-5     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Minneapolis Heart Institute/Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minnesota.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Alloys
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / instrumentation*
Coronary Disease / therapy
Equipment Design
Humans
Male
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Alloys

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