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Cardiology: brochures

RF Puncture System
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Last updated: 2017-01-12
ProTrack™ Pigtail Wire
PDF, (280.43 KB)
Last updated: 2013-06-22
NRG® Transseptal Needle
English Version
PDF, (1.76 MB)
Last updated: 2018-01-10
ProTrack™ Microcatheter
English Version
PDF, (194.04 KB)
Last updated: 2013-06-15
TorFlex™ Transseptal Guiding Sheath
PDF, (1.66 MB)
Last updated: 2017-09-13
DuoMode Cable (E)
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Last updated: 2016-01-07
NRG® RF Transseptal Kit
PDF, (3.13 MB)
Last updated: 2017-09-13
SupraCross® RF Solution
Last updated: 2018-12-13
NRG® RF Transseptal Kit (NPTW)
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Last updated: 2017-10-31
Clinical Analysis of RF Transseptal Puncture
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Last updated: 2017-11-17
Economic Analysis of RF Transseptal Puncture
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Last updated: 2017-11-20
SureFlex Steerable Guiding Sheath
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Last updated: 2018-01-08

Cardiology: peer review publications

Summary: Physician-controlled costs: the choice of equipment used for atrial fibrillation ablation
Authors: Roger A. Winkle & R. Hardwin Mead & Gregory Engel & Melissa H. Kong & Rob A. Patrawala
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Last updated: 2013-07-26
Publication: Radiofrequency applications in congenital heart disease
Authors: Veldtman, Gruschen R; Hartley, Amanda; Visram, Naheed; Benson, Lee N Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapyce, Volume 2, Number ...
Last updated: 2012-04-26
Publication: Future of interventional cardiology in pediatrics.
Authors: Levi, Daniel S. MD; Alejos, Juan C. MD; Moore, John W. MD, MPH Current Opinion in Cardiology. ...
Last updated: 2013-09-20
Publication: Unusual interventional management in an adult with tetralogy of Fallot
Authors:Tony Abdel-Massih, Younes Boudjemline and Philipp Bonhoeffer Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
Last updated: 2012-04-25
Site-Specific Transseptal Puncture for Emerging Structural Heart Interventions
Authors: Michael J. Rinaldi, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Markus Scherer, MD, FACC, FSCCT; William Downey, MD, FACC, FSCAI; AND ...
Last updated: 2016-02-18
Simplified Method for Insertion of Steerable Guide into the Left Atrium Using a Pigtail Guide Wire During the  MitraClip® Procedure: A Technical Tip
Authors: Stefan Buchner, M.D., Ansgar Dreher, M.D., Markus Resch, M.D., Christian Schach, M.D., Christoph Birner, M.D., and Andreas Luchner, ...
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Last updated: 2016-07-05
Randomized Trial of Conventional Transseptal Needle  Versus Radiofrequency Energy Needle Puncture for Left  Atrial Access (the TRAVERSE –LA Study)
Authors: Jonathan C. Hsu, Nitish Badhwar, Edward P. Gerstenfeld, Randall J. Lee, Mala C. Mandyam, Thomas A. Dewland, Kourtney ...
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Last updated: 2016-03-22
Accuracy and Procedural Characteristics of Standard  Needle Compared with Radiofrequency Needle  Transseptal Puncture for Structural Heart Interventions
Authors: Gaurav Sharma MD, Gagan D. Singh MD, Thomas W. Smith MD, Dali Fan MD, Reginald I. Low MD ...
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Last updated: 2016-03-22
The use of a radio frequency needle improves the safety and efficacy of transseptal puncture for atrial   fibrillation ablation
Authors: Roger A. Winkle, MD, FHERS, R. Hardwin Mead, MD, FHRS, Gregory Engel, MD, Rob A. Patrawala, MD
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Last updated: 2016-06-09
Prospective comparison between conventional transseptal puncture and transseptal needle puncture with radio frequency energy
Authors: Stéphane Fromentin, Jean-François Sarrazin, Jean Champagne, Isabelle Nault, François Philippon, Franck Molin, Louis Blier, Gilles O’Hara
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Last updated: 2016-06-09
Radiofrequency Perforation and Conventional  Needle Percutaneous Transseptal Left Heart Access:  PathologicalFeatures
Authors: Gruschen R. Veldtman,¹ Gregory J. Wilson,¹ MD, Alejandro Peirone,¹ MD, Amanda Hartley,² Marvin Estrada,¹ Gunnar Norgard,¹ MD, PhD, ...
Last updated: 2018-08-29
Superior Torque Matters: A Comparison of Transseptal Guiding Sheaths
Authors: Leung L, PhD, Rees DJ, MASc, Oldham L, BASc.
Last updated: 2018-10-24
Fluoroless catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias:  a 5 year experience
Authors: Mansour Razminia, M.D., Michael Cameron Willoughby, D.O., Hany Demo, M.D., Hesam Keshmiri, D.O., Theodore Wang, M.D., Oliver J. ...
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Last updated: 2018-03-05
Persistence of an iatrogenic atrial septal defect after a second‑generation cryoballoon ablation of atrial fibrillation
Authors: Tomonori Watanabe, Shinsuke Miyazaki, Takatsugu Kajiyama, Sadamitsu Ichijo, Takamitsu Takagi, Miyako Igarashi, Hiroaki Nakamura, Hiroshi Taniguchi, Hitoshi Hachiya, ...
Last updated: 2018-08-28
Quantifying the incremental cost of complications associated with mitral valve surgery in the United States
Authors: Alexander Iribarne, MD, MS, John D. Burgener, MBA, MS, Kimberly Hong, MHSA, Jai Raman, MD, PhD, Shahab Akhter, ...
Last updated: 2018-08-28
Reduction in Costs after AF Ablation and Impact of Clinical Events
Authors: Moussa Mansour, MD, FHRS, Edward Karst, MS, E. Kevin Heist, MD, PHD, FHRS, Douglas Packer, MD, FHRS, Nirav ...
Last updated: 2018-08-28
Three-Catheter Technique for Ablation of Left-Sided Accessory Pathways in Wolff-Parkinson-White is Less Expensive and Equally Successful When Compared to a Five-Catheter Technique
Authors: Christine A. Capone, MD, MPH, Scott R. Ceresnak, MD, Lynn Nappo, RN, Gregory J. Gates, PhD, Clyde B. ...
Last updated: 2018-08-28
Radiofrequency needle for transseptal puncture is associated with lower incidence of thromboembolism during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: propensity score‑matched analysis
Authors: Michifumi Tokuda M.D. Ph.D., Seigo Yamashita M.D. Ph.D., Seiichiro Matsuo M.D. Ph.D., Mika Kato M.D. Ph.D., Hidenori Sato ...
Last updated: 2018-09-05
Long standing persistent atrial fibrillation ablation without use of fluoroscopy in a patient with cor triatriatum
Authors: Saumil R. Shah, MD, Guru P. Mohanty, MD, David M. Gilligan, MD, C. Mark Newton, MD
Last updated: 2018-12-19

Endovascular: brochures

RFP-100A RF Puncture Generator
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Last updated: 2016-12-12
PowerWire™ RF Guidewire
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Last updated: 2015-09-22

Endovascular: peer review publications

Publication: Successful Recanalization of a Longstanding Right Common Iliac Artery Occlusion with a Radiofrequency Guidewire
Authors: Tapping C.R. et al., Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2011 Dec 16
Last updated: 2013-09-20
Publication: Radiofrequency thermal wire is a useful adjunct to treat chronic central venous occlusions
Authors: Mark Iafrati, MD, RVT, Stephen Maloney, MD, Neil Halin, DO Journal of Vascular Surgery, Volume 55, Issue 2, ...
Last updated: 2013-09-20
Publication: Successful Recanalization of Bile Duct Occlusion with a Radiofrequency Puncture Wire Technique
Authors: Marcelo Guimaraes, MD, Andre Uflacker, MS4, Claudio Schonholz, MD, Renan Uflacker, MD Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, ...
Last updated: 2013-09-20
Publication: Successful Recanalization of a Longstanding Complete Left Subclavian Vein Occlusion by Radiofrequency Perforation with Use of a Radiofrequency Guide Wire
Authors: Mark O. Baerlocher, MD, Murray R. Asch, MD, FRCPC, Andy Myers, MD, FRCPC Journal of Vascular and Interventional ...
Last updated: 2013-09-20
Publication: Recanalization of Systemic Venous Baffles by Radiofrequency Perforation and Stent Implantation
Authors: Anita W. Asgar MD, Joaquim Mirò MD, Reda Ibrahim MD Article first published online: 25 SEP 2007. DOI: ...
Last updated: 2013-09-20