PreludeEASE™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer

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Achieve radial access with EASE™. The PreludeEASE™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer helps you achieve quick and reliable radial access while minimizing the potential for spasm with hydrophilic coating that extends to the tip of the sheath and excellent transitions for smooth insertion. Available in 4F-7F for patients with smaller arteries and the larger sizes for diagnostic and interventional procedures. Product is available in multiple kit configurations as well as custom options to meet your specific procedural needs.

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Features & Benefits

CUSTOM KITS AVAILABLE!

Merit can tailor kits to meet your clinical needs

Radial Solutions

Hydrophilic sheath coating with smooth transition
  • Sheaths available in 4F-7F
  • Hydrophilic coating facilitates easier insertion and removal as well as patient comfort1
  • Smooth and easy insertion leading to patient comfort

Radial Kit Components

Merit Advance Needle Tip and Handle

Merit Advance® Needle

Short bevel needle with bevel indicator on hub, along with a proprietary coating helps to ensure smooth insertion.  A straightforward accurate single puncture with a metal needle can help lower the risk of spasm2

Guide Wire Options

Close up image of guide wire

Kits available with spring coil stainless steel or nitinol mandrel guide wires providing options for your clinical practice

BowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion Device

Green bowtie guidewire insertion device

Included in kits with 0.018″ guide wires for easy, efficient alignment of devices with micro guide wires

REFERENCES

1Kiemenej F, Fraser D, Slogboom T, Laarman G, van der Wieken R. Hydrophilic coating aids radial sheath withdrawal and reduces patient discomfort following transracial coronary intervention: a randomized double-blind comparison of coated and uncoated sheaths. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2003 Jun; 59(2) 161-4.

2Kiemenej F. Prevention and management of radial artery spasm. Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2006 April; 18(4).

Documents

Discover more about the PreludeEASE™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer by reviewing the brochures and Instructions for Use.

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Catalog NumberTrademarkExpanded Family Name1Sheath French Size (F)Sheath Length (cm)Hydrophilic CoatingBow Tie™Guide Wire DiameterGuide Wire LengthWire DescriptionTip ConfigurationGuide Wire MaterialGuide Wire Material AbreviationNeedle Gauge (G)ScalpelSyringeDilator Length cm (in)Max Guide Wire Accepted By DilatorHub ColorSterilizationLatex FreeHCPCS CodeShipping Box Qty
PHR4F11018NTPDPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer4F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol CoreNT/PT21G17 cm (6.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)RedETOYesC1894, C17495
PHR4F11021SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer4F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)RedETOYes5
PHR5F11018NTPDPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol CoreNT/PT21G17 cm (6.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)GrayETOYesC1894, C17695
PHR5F11018SSPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelStraight Floppy TipStainless SteelSS/SS21G17 cm (6.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F11021PWPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Plastic JacketedAngled Floppy TipNitinol Core22G# 11 Blade Thumb scalpel3cc syringe17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F11021SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F11021SCSNPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F11021SSCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F11025PWPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.025" (0.64 mm)45 cm (17.7")Plastic JacketedAngled Floppy TipNitinol Core20G# 11 Blade Thumb scalpel3cc syringe17 cm (6.7")0.025" (0.64 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F23018NTPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F23 cm (9")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)80 cm (31.5")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol Core21G29 cm (11.4")0.018" (0.46 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR5F7018SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer5F7 cm (2.8")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G13 cm (5.1")0.018" (0.46 mm)GrayETOYes5
PHR6F11018NTPDPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol CoreNT/PT21G17 cm (6.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)GreenETOYesC1894, C17695
PHR6F11021PWPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Plastic JacketedAngled Floppy TipNitinol Core22G# 11 Blade Thumb scalpel3cc syringe17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F11021SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F11021SCSNPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F11021SSCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G17 cm (6.7")0.021" (0.53 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F11025PWPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.025" (0.64 mm)45 cm (17.7")Plastic JacketedAngled Floppy TipNitinol Core20G# 11 Blade Thumb scalpel3cc syringe17 cm (6.7")0.025" (0.64 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F11035SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F11 cm (4.3")Hydrophilic coated0.035" (0.89 mm)50 cm (19.7")Double EndedStainless Steel16 cm (6.3")0.035" (0.89 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F23021SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F23 cm (9")Hydrophilic coated0.021" (0.53 mm)80 cm (31.5")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G29 cm (11.4")0.021" (0.53 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR6F7018NTPDPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F7 cm (2.8")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol CoreNT/PT21G13 cm (5.1")0.018" (0.46 mm)GreenETOYesC1894, C17695
PHR6F7018SCPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer6F7 cm (2.8")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)45 cm (17.7")Spring CoilStraight Floppy TipStainless Steel21G13 cm (5.1")0.018" (0.46 mm)GreenETOYes5
PHR7F16018NTPrelude EASE™Prelude Ease™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer7F16 cm (6.3")Hydrophilic coatedBowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion device0.018" (0.46 mm)80 cm (31.5")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol Core21G22 cm (8.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)OrangeETOYes5
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