Technology | December 20, 2007

Merit Medical Offers Device for Hydrophilic Guidewires

Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology and radiology procedures, offers its 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its new Sea Dragon torque device.

The Sea Dragon torque device is used specifically with hydrophilic guidewires.

"The Sea Dragon torque device is a convenient, easy-to-use, high-margin product with several patented advantages," said Fred P. Lampropoulos, Merit's chairman and CEO.