Pulsar-18

Vascular Intervention // Peripheral
Self-Expanding Stent System/0.018”/OTW
 
Pulsar®-18
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 


 

 

 


Pulsar-18


Indicated for use to improve luminal diameter in patients with symptomatic de novo, restenotic or occlusive lesions located in the superficial femoral or proximal popliteal arteries, with reference vessel diameters from 3.0 to 6.0 mm and total lesion lengths up to 190 mm
 
 
1. Strut thickness for 6.0 mm diameters. Values reflect actual measurement and due to processing tolerances may not align to manufacturers statements. BIOTRONIK data on file; 2. Leading competitors have been selected based on the USA PV SFA Self-Expanding Stent Revenue Market Share, 2016; (Source: Millennium Research Group Inc.). Latest FDA approved SFA self-expanding stents for each manufacturer; 3. Chronic Outward Force for 6.0 mm diameters. Supera stent not possible to test due to its design and applied test method; 4. Bosiers M, et al. 4-French–Compatible Endovascular Material is Safe & Effective in the Treatment of Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease: Results of the 4EVER Trial. J ENDOVASC THER. 2013; 20: 746-756; 5. 6.0 mm diameters. BIOTRONIK data on file; 6. As demonstrated in pre-clinical studies: Zhao HQ, Nikanorov A, Virmani R, Jones R, Schwartz LB. Late stent expansion and neointimal proliferation of oversized nitinol stents in peripheral arteries. Cardiovasc. Intervent. Radiol. 2009 Jul; 32(4); 720-6; 8. As demonstrated in pre-clinical studies: Konstantinos C. Role of Endothelial Shear Stress in Stent Restenosis and Thrombosis. JACC 2012.; Koppara et al. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2015; 8: e002427.; EuroIntervention. 2010 Nov;6(5):630-7. Soucy N, Feygin J et al.; 9. As demonstrated in pre-clinical studies: Freeman JW, Snowhill PB, Nosher JL. A link between stent radial forces and vascular wall remodeling: the discovery of an optimal stent radial force for minimal vessel restenosis. Connect Tissue Res. 2010 Aug; 51(4): 314-26; Ballyk PD. Intramural stress increases exponentially with stent diameter: a stress threshold for neointimal hyperplasia. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Jul;17(7):1139-45; 9 BIOFLEX-I: P160025, www.fda.gov; 10 TASC D: Lichtenberg M, J Endovasc Ther. 2014, 21:373-380; 11. PEACE: Lichtenberg M, J Endovasc Ther. 2013; 20: 746–756; 12 Less access site complications than 6F - If no closure device is used.
 
Supera is a trademark of the Abbott Group of Companies; Lifestent is a registered trademark of C.R. Bard Inc.; Zilver is a registered trademark of Cook Medical Technologies LLC; Everflex is a registered trademark of Covidien LP/ev3 Endovascular Inc.; Complete is a registered trademark of Medtronic Vascular Inc.; Innova is a registered trademark of Boston Scientific Scimed Inc. Information on devices manufactured at companies other than BIOTRONIK was gathered from multiple sources. However it has not been verified by the vendors and we cannot guarantee its accuracy.

Information on devices manufactured at companies other than BIOTRONIK was gathered from multiple sources. However it has not been verified by the vendors and we cannot guarantee its accuracy.

Technical Data

Pulsar-18 Stent
Catheter type
OTW
Recommended guide wire
0.018"
Stent material
Nitinol
Strut thickness
140 μm
Strut width
85 μm
Stent coating
proBIO (amorphous silicon carbide)
Stent markers
6 gold markers each end
Sizes
ø 4.0 - 7.0 mm; L: 20 - 150 mm
Proximal shaft
3.6 F, hydrophobic coating
Usable length
90 and 135 cm

Ordering Information

Stent ø (mm) Catheter length 90 cm (Stent length mm)
  20 30 40 60 80 100 120 150
4.0 (4F) 390662 390663 390664 390665 390666 390667 390668 390669
5.0 (4F) 390672 390673 390674 390675 390676 390677 390678 390679
6.0 (4F) 390682 390683 390684 390685 390686 390687 390688 390689
7.0 (4F) 390692 390693 390694 390695 390696 390697 390698 390699
Stent ø (mm) Catheter length 135 cm (Stent length mm)
   20 30 40 60 80 100 120 150
4.0 (4F) 390702 390703 390704 390705 390706 390707 390708 390709
5.0 (4F) 390712 390713 390714 390715 390716 390717 390718 390719
6.0 (4F) 390722 390723 390724 390725 390726 390727 390728 390729
7.0 (4F) 390732 390733 390734 390735 390736 390737 390738 390739

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