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Amplatz Super Stiff™

Guidewire

Boston Scientific's Amplatz Guidewire is a stainless steel wire with a flat-wire coil and PTFE coating. It is available in a variety of diameters and tip configurations to fit your preferences, your patients, and your procedures, designed so you can confidently straighten tortuous anatomies1 and deliver heavier instruments.2

Key Resources

Ureteroscopy Product Brochure Indications, Safety and Warnings

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Product Details

Stiff Shaft Construction

  • Flat wire outer coil allows for larger inner core to provide added shaft rigidity
  • Increased stiffness of the wire designed to provide stability within the urinary tract without compromising tip flexibility

Device Placement Support

  • PTFE coating reduces friction along the wire
  • When used in ureteroscopies, the stiffness of the flatwire design provides  support for the advancement of equipment such as dilatation catheters and ureteral access sheaths
  • Percutaneous placement of the Amplatz Super Stiff Guidewire down the ureter is designed to facilitate dilatation of the percutaneous tract.1,2

Multiple Tip Configurations

  • Atraumatic flexible tip in a variety of profiles including 3.5cm flexible tip, 6cm Bentson, 7cm Bentson, and 3mm J-Tip

Ordering Information

Order Number UPN Description Tip Design Size Quantity
640104 M0066401041 Amplatz Super Stiff PTFE Coated Guidewire 7cm Bentson-Type .035in x 145cm Box 5
640105 M0066401051 Amplatz Super Stiff PTFE Coated Guidewire 3mm J-Tip .035in x 145cm Box 5
640108 M0066401081 Amplatz Super Stiff PTFE Coated Guidewire 3.5cm Flexible .035in x 145cm Box 5
640106 M0066401061 Amplatz Super Stiff PTFE Coated Guidewire 6cm Bentson-Type .038in x 145cm Box 5
640107 M0066401071 Amplatz Super Stiff PTFE Coated Guidewire 3mm J-Tip .038in x 145cm Box 5
640109 M0066401091 Amplatz Super Stiff PTFE Coated Guidewire 3.5cm Flexible .038in x 145cm Box 5

 

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References:

  1. Al-Kandari, A. et al. Difficulties in Instrumentation of Endourologic Procedures. Difficult Cases in Endourology. Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.
  2. Preminger, Glenn, and Badlani, Gopal, eds. Smith's Textbook of Endourology (3). Hoboken, GB: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 5 December 2016.

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