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PTCA Dilatation Catheter

APEX™ PTCA Dilatation Catheter
APEX™ PTCA Dilatation Catheter

The APEX Balloon Catheter offers a new shaft and tip technology along with an expanded size matrix which optimizes the balance between trackability and pushability.


Product Details

Improved Pushability and Outstanding Trackability Designed for Greater Crossing Success*

Reaching a complex lesion is important, but crossing it is critical. An optimal balance between pushability and trackability gives the APEX Balloon Catheter the power to push beyond difficult lesions, increasing your crossing and stent delivery success.

Advanced Technologies Provide Improved Pushability*

  • Bi-Segment™ Inner Shaft (Monorail™ and OTW Catheters): Stiff and flexible segments enhance both pushability and trackability*
  • TruFeel™ Hypotube (Monorail Catheter): Designed to improve kink resistance and has a polymer sleeve for handling and device integrity
  • Slope™ Outer Shaft (OTW Catheter): Seamless one piece shaft made of new nano-composite material designed to enhance push efficiency
Apex Balloon Catheter Segment


  • APEX Balloon Catheter is 16% more pushable than the MAVERICK²™ Balloon Catheter*
  • APEX Balloon Catheter is 35% more pushable than the MAVERICK™ Balloon Catheter*
Apex Pushability Chart
Pushability: A measure of the ability to transmit force to the tip of the catheter while advancing against a hard stop.

Trackable - Outstanding Performance You Can Count On

  • More flexible tip design
  • OptiLEAP™ Balloon Material with reduced waist thickness
  • New flexible platinum iridium marker bands provide 27% better radiopacity***
Apex flexible tip design.

Tip Flexibility

APEX Balloon Catheter is 35% more flexible than the MAVERICK Balloon Catheter**.

Versatile - Options to Meet Clinical Demands

  • Available in a wide array of diameters from 1.5mm to 5.0mm
  • Lengths ranging from 8mm to 40mm (for select diameters)
  • A choice of 1.5mm catheters designed for different crossing challenges
  • OptiLEAP Balloon Material provides sizing flexibility
  • All sizes available in Monorail and Over-the-Wire Catheter platforms

Ordering Information

MR Balloon Length
Balloon Diameter (mm) 8mm 12 mm 15 mm 20 mm 30 mm 40 mm
1.50 mm H7493895908150 H7493895912150 H7493895915150 H7493895920150    
2.00 mm H7493895908200 H7493895912200 H7493895915200 H7493895920200 H7493895930200 H7493895940200
2.25 mm H7493895908220 H7493895912220 H7493895915220 H7493895920220 H7493895930220  
2.50 mm H7493895908250 H7493895912250 H7493895915250 H7493895920250 H7493895930250 H7493895940250
2.75 mm H7493895908270 H7493895912270 H7493895915270 H7493895920270 H7493895930270  
3.00 mm H7493895908300 H7493895912300 H7493895915300 H7493895920300 H7493895930300 H7493895940300
3.25 mm H7493895908320 H7493895912320 H7493895915320 H7493895920320 H7493895930320  
3.50 mm H7493895908350 H7493895912350 H7493895915350 H7493895920350 H7493895930350 H7493895940350
3.75 mm H7493895908370 H7493895912370 H7493895915370 H7493895920370 H7493895930370  
4.00 mm H7493895908400 H7493895912400 H7493895915400 H7493895920400 H7493895930400 H7493895940400
4.50 mm H7493895908450 H7493895912450 H7493895915450 H7493895920450    
5.00 mm H7493895908500 H7493895912500 H7493895915500 H7493895920500    
OTW Balloon Length
Balloon Diameter (mm) 8 mm 12 mm 15 mm 20 mm 30 mm 40 mm
1.50 mm H7493895808150 H7493895812150 H7493895815150 H7493895820150    
2.00 mm H7493895808200 H7493895812200 H7493895815200 H7493895820200 H7493895830200 H7493895840200
2.25 mm H7493895808220 H7493895812220 H7493895815220 H7493895820220 H7493895830220  
2.50 mm H7493895808250 H7493895812250 H7493895815250 H7493895820250 H7493895830250 H7493895840250
2.75 mm H7493895808270 H7493895812270 H7493895815270 H7493895820270 H7493895830270  
3.00 mm H7493895808300 H7493895812300 H7493895815300 H7493895820300 H7493895830300 H7493895840300
3.25 mm H7493895808320 H7493895812320 H7493895815320 H7493895820320 H7493895830320  
3.50 mm H7493895808350 H7493895812350 H7493895815350 H7493895820350 H7493895830350 H7493895840350
3.75 mm H7493895808370 H7493895812370 H7493895815370 H7493895820370 H7493895830370  
4.00 mm H7493895808400 H7493895812400 H7493895815400 H7493895820400 H7493895830400 H7493895840400
4.50 mm H7493895808450 H7493895812450 H7493895815450 H7493895820450    
5.00 mm H7493895808500 H7493895812500 H7493895815500 H7493895820500    
Push   Balloon Length
  Balloon Diameter (mm) 8 mm 12 mm 15 mm 20 mm
MR 1.50 mm H7493896108150 H7493896112150 H7493896115150 H7493896120150
OTW 1.50 mm H7493896008150 H7493896012150 H7493896015150 H7493896020150


The C-code used for this product is C1725 Catheter, transluminal angioplasty, non-laser.

C-codes are used for hospital outpatient device reporting for Medicare and some private payers. Note: Boston Scientific is not responsible for the correct use of codes on submitted claims; this information does not constitute reimbursement or legal advice.
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