September 11, 2007 - Terumo Interventional Systems announces the launch of Runthrough NS Coronary Guidewire in the U.S. market for use in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (PTCA), as the company expands its position in the coronary market.
Runthrough NS is designed to provide tip durability, complete torque transfer and enhanced steerability. This coronary guidewire boasts efficiency and reliability.
According to the manufacturer, Runthrough NS has exceptional tip shape retention when compared to other coronary guidewires, as shown in head-to-head testing. The Runthrough NS reportedly gives physicians the ability to perform multi-vessel procedures with one wire.