The Xpirator Catheter is single - user design, dual lumen catheter. It has a distal radiopaque tip marker and proximal luer-lock port. The proximal luer-lock port is for connection of the Aspiration Line and Aspiration Syringe. Xpirator catheter has a Rapid Exchange construction.
From the tip to the guide wire exit (length 25 cm) the catheter has two lumens. The outer lumen received a guide wire Ø0.014" to facilitate the advancement of the catheter and the inner lumen is for aspiration. The distal 25cm long outer area is covered with a hydrophilic coating to reduce friction. The proximal part is made of single lumen made of plastic tube.
The Xpirator Thrombus Aspiration Catheter is intended for removal of fresh, soft emboli and thrombi from vessels in the coronary and peripheral vasculature.