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
  Fr Length Needle Size & Type Guide Wire type Guide Wire size Other components
PHR4F7018SC 4F 7cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR5F7018SC 5F 7cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR6F7018SC 6F 7cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR4F7018NTPD 4F 7cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PD (palladium) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR5F7018NTPD 5F 7cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PD (palladium) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR6F7018NTPD 6F 7cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PD (palladium) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR4F11018SC 4F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR5F11018SC 5F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR6F11018SC 6F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR7F11018SC 7F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.018″ x 45cm BowTie
PHR4F11018NTPD 4F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PD (palladium) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR5F11018NTPD 5F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PD (palladium) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR6F11018NTPD 6F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PD (palladium) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR4F11018SS 4F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance SS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR5F11018SS 5F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance SS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR6F11018SS 6F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance SS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR4F11018SSSN 4F 11cm 21G x 2.5cm Advance SS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR5F11018SSSN 5F 11cm 21G x 2.5cm Advance SS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR6F11018SSSN 6F 11cm 21G x 2.5cm Advance SS/SS (stainless steel) mandrel 0.018″ x 40cm BowTie
PHR4F16018NT 4F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR5F16018NT 5F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR6F16018NT 6F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR7F16018NT 7F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR4F23018NT 4F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR5F23018NT 5F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR6F23018NT 6F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR7F23018NT 7F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance NT/PT (platinum tip) mandrel 0.018″ x 80cm BowTie
PHR4F11021SCSN 4F 11cm 21G x 2.5cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR5F11021SCSN 5F 11cm 21G x 2.5cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR6F11021SCSN 6F 11cm 21G x 2.5cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR4F11021SC 4F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR5F11021SC 5F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR6F11021SC 6F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR7F11021SC 7F 11cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 45cm None
PHR4F16021SC 4F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR5F16021SC 5F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR6F16021SC 6F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR7F16021SC 7F 16cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR4F23021SC 4F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR5F23021SC 5F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR6F23021SC 6F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR7F23021SC 7F 23cm 21G x 4cm Advance Spring; straight floppy tip 0.021″ x 80cm None
PHR6F11035SC 6F 11cm None SS; DE – floppy and 3mmJ 0.035″ x 50cm None
PHR7F11035SC 7F 11cm None SS; DE – floppy and 3mmJ 0.035″ x 50cm None
Fr Length Needle Size & Type Guide Wire type Guide Wire size Other components
PHR4F11021PW 4F 11cm 22G x 2.5cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.021″ x 45cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F11021PW 5F 11cm 22G x 2.5cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.021″ x 45cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F11021PW 6F 11cm 22G x 2.5cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.021″ x 45cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR4F23021PW 4F 23cm 22G x 2.5cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.021″ x 80cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F23021PW 5F 23cm 22G x 2.5cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.021″ x 80cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F23021PW 6F 23cm 22G x 2.5cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.021″ x 80cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR4F11025PW 4F 11cm 20G x 3.2cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.025″ x 45cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F11025PW 5F 11cm 20G x 3.2cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.025″ x 45cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F11025PW 6F 11cm 20G x 3.2cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.025″ x 45cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR4F16025PW 4F 16cm 20G x 3.2cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.025″ x 80cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR5F16025PW 5F 16cm 20G x 3.2cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.025″ x 80cm 3mL syringe; scalpel
PHR6F16025PW 6F 16cm 20G x 3.2cm IV catheter NT plastic; short taper; angle 0.025″ x 80cm 3mL syringe; scalpel