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NC Emerge™

PTCA Dilatation Catheter

The Future Built on a Legacy

For decades, we have worked together to define the future. By bringing technology and performance together, we continue our commitment to evolving balloon catheter technology.

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Product Details

NC Emerge is Boston Scientific's Most Advanced PTCA Catheter

NC Emerge is Boston Scientific's Most Advanced PTCA Catheter NC Emerge is Boston Scientific's Most Advanced PTCA Catheter

Ultra-low lesion entry point

  • 0.017" lesion entry profile
  • Improves overall flexibility and performance in tortuous anatomy

Over-the-inner tip design

  • Outer tip material rides over the inner shaft
  • Designed to improve overall flexibility and tip performance
  • Short tip designed to lessen tip catch occurance and offer greater control

Reduced shaft profile

  • Designed for exceptional simultaneous use performance
  • Allows for use of two MonorailTM catheters in a 6 F
    guide catheter and two Over-the-Wire catheters in an 8 F guide catheter*
* 6 F guide catheter with a minimum 0.070" ID, 8 F guide catheter with a minimum 0.088" ID

Hydrophilic coating

  • Reduced frictional force on the catheter shaft

Reduced crossing profile†

  • 0.031" (0.787 mm) crossing profile
† Crossing profile is defined as the maximum diameter found between the proximal end of the balloon and the distal tip of the catheter.  Definition excerpted from FDA Guidance document titeled, Class II Special Controls Guidance Document for Certain Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Catheters.

Bi-Segment™ inner shaft design

  • Designed for maximum deliverability
  • Both stiff and flexible segments to enhance pushability and trackability

Slope ™ outer shaft

  • One piece outer shaft provides a seamless transition
  • Designed to optimize pushability
  • Slope outer shaft on OTW devices

Non-compliant balloon material

  • Designed for less balloon growth and increased rated
    burst pressure
  • Unique blend of balloon materials provides excellent

Platinum iridium marker bands

  • Provides optimal radiopacity and excellent visibility

Ordering Information

Monorail Balloon Length
Balloon Diameter (mm) 6 mm 8 mm 12 mm 15 mm 20 mm 30 mm
2 H7493926706200 H7493926708200 H7493926712200 H7493926715200 H7493926720200 H7493926730200
2.25 H7493926706220 H7493926708220 H7493926712220 H7493926715220 H7493926720220 H7493926730220
2.5 H7493926706250 H7493926708250 H7493926712250 H7493926715250 H7493926720250 H7493926730250
2.75 H7493926706270 H7493926708270 H7493926712270 H7493926715270 H7493926720270 H7493926730270
3 H7493926706300 H7493926708300 H7493926712300 H7493926715300 H7493926720300 H7493926730300
3.25 H7493926706320 H7493926708320 H7493926712320 H7493926715320 H7493926720320 H7493926730320
3.5 H7493926706350 H7493926708350 H7493926712350 H7493926715350 H7493926720350 H7493926730350
3.75 H7493926706370 H7493926708370 H7493926712370 H7493926715370 H7493926720370 H7493926730370
4 H7493926706400 H7493926708400 H7493926712400 H7493926715400 H7493926720400 H7493926730400
4.5 H7493926706450 H7493926708450 H7493926712450 H7493926715450 H7493926720450  
5 H7493926706500 H7493926708500 H7493926712500 H7493926715500 H7493926720500  
5.5   H7493926708550 H7493926712550 H7493926715550 H7493926720550  
6   H7493926708600 H7493926712600 H7493926715600 H7493926720600  

OTW Balloon Length
Balloon Diameter (mm) 6 mm 8 mm 12 mm 15 mm 20 mm 30 mm
2 H7493926806200 H7493926808200 H7493926812200 H7493926815200 H7493926820200 H7493926830200
2.25 H7493926806220 H7493926808220 H7493926812220 H7493926815220 H7493926820220 H7493926830220
2.5 H7493926806250 H7493926808250 H7493926812250 H7493926815250 H7493926820250 H7493926830250
2.75 H7493926806270 H7493926808270 H7493926812270 H7493926815270 H7493926820270 H7493926830270
3 H7493926806300 H7493926808300 H7493926812300 H7493926815300 H7493926820300 H7493926830300
3.25 H7493926806320 H7493926808320 H7493926812320 H7493926815320 H7493926820320 H7493926830320
3.5 H7493926806350 H7493926808350 H7493926812350 H7493926815350 H7493926820350 H7493926830350
3.75 H7493926806370 H7493926808370 H7493926812370 H7493926815370 H7493926820370 H7493926830370
4 H7493926806400 H7493926808400 H7493926812400 H7493926815400 H7493926820400 H7493926830400
4.5 H7493926806450 H7493926808450 H7493926812450 H7493926815450 H7493926820450  
5 H7493926806500 H7493926808500 H7493926812500 H7493926815500 H7493926820500  
5.5   H7493926808550 H7493926812550 H7493926815550 H7493926820550  
6   H7493926808600 H7493926812600 H7493926815600 H7493926820600  


The C-Code used for NC Emerge PTCA Dilatation Catheter is C1725 Catheter, Transluminal, Angioplasty, Non-Laser (may include guidance, infusion/perfusion capability). C-Codes are used for hospital outpatient device reporting for Medicare and some private payers. Note: Boston Scientific Corporation is not responsible for correct use of codes on submitted claims; this information does not constitute reimbursement or legal advice.