Medtronic launches UltraLite flow-directed micro catheter worldwide.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
MEDTRONIC ULTRALITE FLOW-DIRECTED MICRO CATHETER WORLDWIDE LAUNCH was initiated by the firm on July 29. Availability of the device has been broadening since its release on a limited basis in the spring following 510(k) clearance the week of May 13. Developed by Medtronic's Micro Interventional Systems unit, which Medtronic acquired in late 1995 ("The Gray Sheet" Nov. 6, 1995, p. 6), the device is approved for peripheral and cerebral use to treat arteriovenous malformations and fistulas that can lead to a stroke.
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