Snare- & Forceps Catheter

LASSOS®

LASSOS® is a snare catheter with a loop that can be extended smoothly up to 40 mm in diameter. It is made out of highly flexible, buckle-resistant and shape-maintaining Nitinol.

Indication:
- To catch and retrieve foreign bodies out of the vascular system
1,2,3
- Extraction of permanent pacing leads

 

CATCHER®

CATCHER® is a forceps catheter with medical grade stainless steel tentacles that can smoothly be extended up to 12 mm in width.

Indication:
- To catch and retrieve foreign bodies out of the vascular system 1,2,3

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1 Shebani S, Rehman R, Taliotis D et al: Techniques for Transcatheter Retrieval of the Occlutech ASD Device United Kingdom–European Multicenter Report. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 89:690–698 (2017)

2 Bongiorni M, Zucchelli G, Soldati E et al: Usefulness of mechanical transvenous dilation and location of areas of adherence in patients undergoing coronary sinus lead extraction. Europace (2007) 9, 69–73

3 Lucia R, Segreti L, Soldati E et al: Port-a-Cath Complicated by Infection or Migration Not Removed by Manual Traction: Usefulness of Cardiac Pacing Leads Extraction Techniques. Ann Vasc Surg 2013; 27: 529–536