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The NovaGold High Performance Guidewire is intended for use in selective cannulation of the biliary ducts, including the common bile, pancreatic, cystic, right and left hepatic ducts, and to aid in the placement of diagnostic and therapeutic devices during endoscopic procedures.
Available in both short-wire and long-wire lengths to accommodate physician preference.
Steerability enables maneuverability for cannulation and working in tortuous anatomy.
|GTIN||Order Number||Guidewire Diameter (inches)||Guidewire Length (cm)||Tip||Packaging|
|08714729854418||M00552001||.018||260||Straight (Shapeable)||Box of 2|
|08714729854425||M00552011||.018||480||Straight (Shapeable)||Box of 2|
NovaGold™ pathfinding ability.
Frédéric PRAT, MD, PhD, Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopy Unit, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
ERCP can be a complex and demanding procedure, and passing a difficult stricture can be one of the trickiest moments during ERCP procedures. Thanks to improvements in coating materials –especially hydrophilic ones- and metals forming the core of guidewires, as well as cannulae and dilators, only a few strictures still resist the efforts of the expert endoscopist. However, the slim remaining fraction of untractable obstacles means that those patients’ condition will worsen or that more invasive interventions may be necessary. The NovaGold™ High Performance Guidewire is a recently launched guidewire, .018 inches in diameter with a stiff body and a 6cm long gold tip providing high flexibility and alpha-loop forming capacity with adequate shape memory.
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