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MACH 1™ Guide Catheter

Guide Catheter

Indications, Safety and Warnings

Prescriptive Information

Prior to use, please see the complete “Directions for Use” for more information on Indications, Contraindications,Warnings, Precautions, Adverse Events and Operator’s Instructions.



Boston Scientific Guide Catheters provide a pathway through which medical instruments, such as balloon dilatation catheters, guide wires or other therapeutic devices, may be introduced.These devices are not intended for use in the cerebral vasculature. Boston Scientific Peripheral Guide Catheters are intended for use in general intravascular and peripheral applications. Boston Scientific Coronary Guide Catheters are intended for use in general intravascular and coronary applications.



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Guide catheters are designed for use by physicians engaged in the practice of a specialized branch of medicine. Use of these devices should be restricted to those specialists trained to perform the procedure. A thorough understanding of the technical principles, clinical applications, and risks associated with angioplasty is necessary before performing this procedure.


Potential adverse reactions which may result from the use of this device include but are not limited to:

  • Access site pain
  • Vessel trauma including dissection or perforation
  • Hemorrhage or hematoma
  • Impaired blood flow due to thrombosis, embolism, or vasospasm that could lead to myocardial infarction, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or stroke
  • Allergic reaction
  • Trauma that could lead to surgical intervention
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Infection
  • Death

Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.