Cardiovascular Catheter Guide Wire

A multilayered device coiled about a core, and used for accurately positioning percutaneous cardiovascular catheters in order to facilitate angiography or other techniques. It may have a curved tip and an introducer to straighten tip when passing through needle or cannula.

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