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Nitinol Hydrophilic Guidewire

Zipwire guidewire is available in standard and stiff shaft.
Kink-resistant nitinol wire with a lubricious hydrophilic coating designed for reliable ureteral access and reduced trauma.
Superelastic nitinol core designed to resist kinking.
Several tip styles available, including straight, angled and Bentson-type.

Impacted stones. Tortuous anatomies. Ureteral obstructions.1,2 Medical conditions like these call for a hydrophilic guidewire that’s up to the task.1

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Product Details

Reduced Trauma

  • Lubricious, floppy tip designed for reduced trauma to the ureter during advancement through the urinary tract


  • Hydrophilic coating designed to navigate ureteral strictures and facilitate tracking of urological instruments


  • Superelastic nitinol core for enhanced control


  • Nitinol core and polyurethane jacket designed to provide excellent rotational torque for maximum control


  • Highly radiopaque jacket designed to provide enhanced visibility under fluoroscopy and enable accurate positioning

Available in standard and stiff shaft

  • Stiff shaft ZIPwire Guidewire designed to increase pushability, help straighten tortuous anatomy and facilitate advancement of devices2 

Multiple Tip Styles

  • Several tip styles available, including the Bentson-type tip designed to provide the additional tip flexibility for negotiation of narrowed ureters and access beyond obstructions
Display of several different tip styles.

Ordering Information

Order NumberDiameterLengthTipStiffnessTaperQuantity
Standard Shaft      
M00668020010.018in150cmStraightStandard3cmBox 5
M00668020110.025in150cmStraightStandard3cmBox 5
M00668020210.025in150cmAngledStandard3cmBox 5
M00668021210.032in150cmStraightStandard3cmBox 5
M00668021310.032in150cmAngledStandard3cmBox 5
M00668020510.035in150cmStraightStandard3cmBox 5
M00668020610.035in150cmAngledStandard3cmBox 5
M00668020810.038in150cmStraightStandard3cmBox 5
M00668020910.038in150cmAngledStandard3cmBox 5
M00668021010.038in260cmStraightStandard3cmBox 5
Order NumberDiameterLengthTipStiffnessTaperQuantity
Stiff Shaft      
M00668021610.025in150cmStraightStiff3cmBox 5
M00668021710.025in150cmAngledStiff3cmBox 5
M00668022210.035in150cmStraightStiff3cmBox 5
M00668022310.035in150cmAngledStiff3cmBox 5
M00668022510.038in150cmStraightStiff3cmBox 5
M00668022610.038in150cmAngledStiff3cmBox 5
Order NumberDiameterLengthTipStiffnessTaperQuantity
Bentson-Type, Standard Shaft      
M00668021410.035in150cmStraightStandardBentson 8cmBox 5
M00668020310.035in150cmAngledStandardBentson 8cmBox 5
M00668021510.038in150cmStraightStandardBentson 8cmBox 5
M00668020710.038in150cmAngledStandardBentson 8cmBox 5
Order NumberDiameterLengthTipStiffnessTaperQuantity
Bentson-Type, Stiff Shaft      
M00668022410.035in150cmStraightStiffBentson 8cmBox 5
M00668022110.035in150cmAngledStiffBentson 8cmBox 5
M00668022710.038in150cmStraightStiffBentson 8cmBox 5
M00668022810.038in150cmAngledStiffBentson 8cmBox 5


Tools and Resources

   Product Brochure
   Ureteroscopy Product Brochure
   Comparison Guide