Used for complex diagnostic and interventional procedures.
DEVICE DESCRIPTION The Roadrunner PC Wire Guide is coated with AQ (a biocompatible hydrophilic coating), which when wet becomes very lubricous, greatly reducing the coefficient of friction of the surface of the wire guide. The wire guide is made of a nitinol core with distal platinum inner spring coil tip and an outer polyurethane sleeve.INTENDED USE Roadrunner PC wire guides are intended for complex diagnostic and interventional procedures. The product is intended for use by physicians trained and experienced in diagnostic and interventional techniques. Standard techniques for placement of vascular access sheaths, angiographic catheters and wire guides should be employed.
CONTRAINDICATIONS None known
WARNINGS Not intended for coronary use. Never use a Roadrunner PC wire guide through a metal needle cannula. Destruction of the outer polyurethane coating may result. A plastic outer sheath needle is recommended if the Roadrunner PC wire guide is used for initial placement.