Technology | Vascular Closure Devices | November 05, 2018

Cordis Launches Mynx Control Vascular Closure Device

November 2, 2018 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, today announced the U.S. launch of Mynx Control Vascular Closure Device (VCD). It integrates active extravascular sealing and bioresorbability properties with a next-generation delivery system to maximize predictability, safety, and ease of use in sealing 5-7 French femoral arterial access sites. Vascular closure devices reduce time to hemostasis and ambulation in patients who have undergone diagnostic or interventional procedures.

The Mynx Control VCD features a deployment system that is designed for predictable deployment and ease of use. It will be available in 5 French as well as 6/7 French sizes. Highlights of this new system include:

  • Sheath catch that is compatible with the procedural sheath;

  • Tension indicator that provides visual confirmation of device position for proper sealant deployment; and

  • Ergonomic handle with a 2-button deployment design to simplify procedural steps. 

Leveraging the MynxGrip VCD technology, which has been used in over 2 million interventional cases worldwide, the Mynx Control VCD utilizes a dual-mode active sealing mechanism. This allows the sealant to interlock with the contours of the arterial wall, expanding to fill the tissue tract and create a matrix structure for clot formation. With all closure components resorbing within 30 days, nothing is left behind. The Mynx VCD technology has shown it can to reduce surgical complications, expedite recovery, shorten hospital stays and increase patient comfort.[1-5]

For more information: cardinalhealth.com

 

References:

 

1. Pruski MJ Jr, Blachut AM, Konkolewska M, et al. MynxGrip for closure of antegrade puncture after peripheral interventions with same-day discharge. Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 Feb;51(2):67-71.

2. Baker NC, Escarcega RO, Lipinski MJ, et al. Active versus passive anchoring vascular closure devices following percutaneous coronary intervention: a safety and efficacy comparative analysis. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Feb; 29(1): 108-112.

3. Hutchings D, Hayat A, Karunakaran A, Malik N. Success, safety, and efficacy of the Mynx femoral closure device in a real-world cohort: single-center experience. J Invasive Cardiol. 2016 Mar;28(3): 104-108.

4. Noor S, Meyers S, Curl R. Successful reduction of surgeries secondary to arterial access site complications: a retrospective review at a single center with an extravascular closure device. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2010 Jul;44(5):345-349.

5. Fargen KM, Hoh BL, Mocco J. A prospective randomized single-blind trial of patient comfort following vessel closure: extravascular synthetic sealant closure provides less pain than a self-tightening suture vascular compression device. J NeuroInterv Surg. 2011 Sep; 3(3): 219-223.

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