Fortress

Vascular Intervention // Peripheral
Reinforced Introducer Sheath System

Fortress®

 





   Excellent kink and deformation resistance

   Easy insertion

   Superb radiopacity








Excellent kink and
deformation resistance

 

 

 


Coil reinforced sheath

The polymer embedded stainless steel coil shaft provides flexibility and excellent kink and deformation resistance.

 

 

 

 

 


PTFE liner

The non-ovaling characteristic combined with its friction lowering PTFE liner enables devices to easily pass through tight anatomical curves.








Easy insertion

 

 

 

 

 


Smooth tapered sheath and dilator tip

The sheath and dilator have a smooth tapered tip and an atraumatic tip design for ease of insertion.

 

 

 

 

 


Hydrophobic coated sheath1

Best in class insertion performance2 due to the hydrophobic sheath coating in combination with the smooth tapered sheath and dilator tip.

 

 

 

 



Superb radiopacity


 


Radiopaque sheath marker

The platinum alloy marker band provides superb tip radiopacity under fluoroscopic imaging.3

 

 


 

 

Fortress


Indicated to provide access into the femoral, popliteal and infrapopliteal arteries.*

Technical Data

Fortress Introducer Sheath
French size
4F, 5F and 6F
Length
45, 65 and 90 cm
Sheath material
Stainless steel coil reinforced polymer, PTFE liner
Sheath tip
Smooth taper with radiopaque marker band located 3-5 mm from the sheath tip
Sheath shape
Pre-curved 45 cm
Straight 45, 65 and 90 cm
Sheath coating
Hydrophobic, distal 30 cm (5F and 6F only)
Dilator
Recommended guide wire 0.035"
Tip Smooth taper with radiopaque filler material
Shape
Pre-curved and straight
Hub
4F: fixed hemostatic valve
5F, 6F: removable hemostatic valve
Side-arm with color coded 3-way stop cock

Ordering Information

45 (4F) Curved Crossover 358813 Curved/Straight 5
45 (4F) Straight Straight-45 358814 Curved/Straight 5
65 (4F) Straight Straight-65 444486 Straight 5
90 (4F) Straight Straight-90 444485 Straight 5
45 (5F) Curved Crossover 386590 Straight 5
45 (5F) Straight Straight-45 386591 Straight 5
65 (5F) Straight Straight-65 444484 Straight 5
90 (5F) Straight Straight-90 444483 Straight 5
45 (6F) Curved Crossover 386593 Straight 5
45 (6F) Straight Straight-45 386594 Straight 5
65 (6F) Straight Straight-65 444482 Straight 5
90 (6F) Straight Straight-90 444481 Straight 5

Contact

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Country/Region

1 5F and 6F sheath;

2 BIOTRONIK data on file;

3 BIOTRONIK data on file.



*Indication as per IFU.



Fortress is a trademark or registered trademark of the BIOTRONIK Group of Companies.