Innovative Slits for Consistent, Even Distribution of Lytic Agent
Catheter Directed Thrombolysis (CDT) offers many advantages over alternative treatments and is a viable option for managing thrombus. For over 20 years AngioDynamics has been the market leader for CDT catheters with its innovative slit technology to infuse a consistent, even distribution of lytic agent to an area of clot. The Uni*Fuse catheter uses this time-tested technology to provide faster and more effective treatment for clots, and its sturdier construction makes it more versatile.
·Pressure Response Outlets: allow for even distribution of lytic throughout the length of the catheter
·Occluding Ball Wire: prevents kinking and provides the proper force to activate pressure response outlets
·Radiopaque Markers: for ease of placement
·Sturdier Construction: less catheter material is removed when making slits versus making holes allowing for a stronger catheter with more pushability
·Supports catheter over bifurcation
·Compatible with a 0.035” guidewire
·Longer infusion length options to treat longer clots
A standard sidehole catheter design results in the lytic agent following the path of least resistance causing uneven distribution.
The Uni*Fuse catheter with Pressure Response Outlets and the occluding ball wire allow for even pressure distribution throughout the catheter resulting in a more even distribution of lytic.
Important Risk Information
INDICATION FOR USE: AngioDynamics® UNI*FUSE™ Infusion System is intended for the administration of fluids, including thrombolytic agents and contrast media, into the peripheral vasculature. CAUTION:Federal (USA) law restricts the sale of these devices by or on the order of a physician.CONTRAINDICATIONS: The UNI*FUSE Infusion System is contraindicated for use in the coronary vasculature and is not for the infusion of blood or blood products. WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS: The UNI*FUSE Infusion System is sterile and intended for single patient use and use only by fully trained physicians in angiography and percutaneous interventional procedures. Reuse of single-use devices creates a potential risk of patient or user infections. Contamination of the device may lead to injury, illness or death of the patient. Do not inject contrast medium with a pressure injector if the occluding ball wire is in place. Use an introducer sheath if the puncture is through a synthetic graft. Failure to use an introducer sheath may result in damage tothe catheter. POTENTIAL COMPLICATIONS: Adverse reactions may include, but are not limited to: vessel perforation, dissection, hematoma, stroke, hemorrhage, contrast extravasation, embolism/thrombus, vaso spasm, drug reaction, neurological deficits, and pain and tenderness.Indications, contraindications, warnings and instructions for use can be found in the instructions for use supplied with each device. Observe all instructions prior to use. Failure to do so may result in patient complications.