preludeEASE
Features & Benefits

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.

Radial Solutions excellent transition preludeEase

  • 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: 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

merit needle

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

guidewire

BowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion Device: Included in kits with 0.018″ guide wires for easy, efficient alignment of devices with micro guide wires

bowtie

Custom Kit Options

  • Merit can tailor kits to meet your clinical needs

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).Prelude EASE

Documents
Ordering Information
 FrLengthNeedle Size & TypeGuide Wire typeGuide Wire sizeOther components
PHR4F7018SC4F7cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR5F7018SC5F7cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR6F7018SC6F7cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR4F7018NTPD4F7cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PD (palladium) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR5F7018NTPD5F7cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PD (palladium) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR6F7018NTPD6F7cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PD (palladium) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR4F11018SC4F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR5F11018SC5F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR6F11018SC6F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR7F11018SC7F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.018″ x 45cmBowTie
PHR4F11018NTPD4F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PD (palladium) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR5F11018NTPD5F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PD (palladium) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR6F11018NTPD6F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PD (palladium) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR4F11018SS4F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR5F11018SS5F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR6F11018SS6F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR4F11018SSSN4F11cm21G x 2.5cm AdvanceSS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR5F11018SSSN5F11cm21G x 2.5cm AdvanceSS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR6F11018SSSN6F11cm21G x 2.5cm AdvanceSS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel0.018″ x 40cmBowTie
PHR4F16018NT4F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR5F16018NT5F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR6F16018NT6F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR7F16018NT7F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR4F23018NT4F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR5F23018NT5F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR6F23018NT6F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR7F23018NT7F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceNT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel0.018″ x 80cmBowTie
PHR4F11021SCSN4F11cm21G x 2.5cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR5F11021SCSN5F11cm21G x 2.5cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR6F11021SCSN6F11cm21G x 2.5cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR4F11021SC4F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR5F11021SC5F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR6F11021SC6F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR7F11021SC7F11cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 45cmNone
PHR4F16021SC4F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR5F16021SC5F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR6F16021SC6F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR7F16021SC7F16cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR4F23021SC4F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR5F23021SC5F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR6F23021SC6F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR7F23021SC7F23cm21G x 4cm AdvanceSpring; straight floppy tip0.021″ x 80cmNone
PHR6F11035SC6F11cmNoneSS; DE – floppy and 3mmJ0.035″ x 50cmNone
PHR7F11035SC7F11cmNoneSS; DE – floppy and 3mmJ0.035″ x 50cmNone
FrLengthNeedle Size & TypeGuide Wire typeGuide Wire sizeOther components
PHR4F11021PW4F11cm22G x 2.5cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.021″ x 45cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F11021PW5F11cm22G x 2.5cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.021″ x 45cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F11021PW6F11cm22G x 2.5cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.021″ x 45cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR4F23021PW4F23cm22G x 2.5cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.021″ x 80cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F23021PW5F23cm22G x 2.5cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.021″ x 80cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F23021PW6F23cm22G x 2.5cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.021″ x 80cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR4F11025PW4F11cm20G x 3.2cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.025″ x 45cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F11025PW5F11cm20G x 3.2cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.025″ x 45cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F11025PW6F11cm20G x 3.2cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.025″ x 45cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR4F16025PW4F16cm20G x 3.2cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.025″ x 80cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F16025PW5F16cm20G x 3.2cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.025″ x 80cm3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F16025PW6F16cm20G x 3.2cm IV catheterNT plastic; short taper; angle0.025″ x 80cm3mL syringe; scalpel