Scion takes distal protection device to EU:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Scion Cardio-Vascular has CE-marked for sale in Europe its guidewire-based filter and retrieval system for providing distal protection during interventional surgical procedures. The Sci-Pro filter protection device, which also retrieves embolic material retriever, uses a proprietary push/pull system to open and close a nitinol basket. Th product does not need to be used with a delivery sheath, allowing for an extremely low crossing profile, says the Miami, Florida firm.