Merit PAK™

Merit PAK™ – a suite of pedal access kits including everything you need to access the arteries below the knees. The micro-needles, introducers, and dilators provide quick and easy access for limb salvage procedures.

MiniPedalAccessKit

Learn More About Merit PAK™ Pedal Access Kits

Pedal access is a promising alternative access site for recanalization procedures in patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)1. Merit Medical has designed efficient kits to help physicians achieve Pedal Access: Introducing Merit PAK Pedal Access Kits.

Accurate Access

  • Echo-enhanced needles for visibility under fluoroscopy and ultrasound
  • Clear hub needles for visibility of flash

Easy Insertion

  • Seamless transitions from dilator to introducer for smooth insertions
  • Larger 4F (ID) PreludeEASE® hydrophilic sheath for insertion of target treatment devices
  • Stiffened dilator configuration available for tortuous anatomy

Placement & Hemostasis

  • Super elastic Nitinol core wire provides flexibility and kink resistance2
  • Hemostasis Valve Adapter for management of injection, aspiration, and hemostasis

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MINI PEDAL ACCESS KIT

  • Echo-enhanced, clear hub needle
  • Introducer & dilator
  • Nitinol/Palladium (NPD) Guide wire
  • Hemostasis Valve Adapter

STIFFENED PEDAL ACCESS KIT

  • Echo-enhanced, clear hub needle
  • Introducer & stiffened dilator
  • Nitinol/Palladium (NPD) Guide wire
  • Hemostasis Valve Adapter

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HYDROPHILIC PEDAL ACCESS KIT

  • Echo-enhanced, clear hub needle
  • Hydrophilic sheath introducer with hemostasis valve and a side arm
  • Nitinol/Palladium (NPD) Guide wire

1 El-Sayed H.F. Retrograde Pedal/Tibial Artery Access for Treatment of Infragenicular Arterial Occlusive Disease. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2013 Apr-Jun; 9(2): 73–78.

2 Stockel D. Nitinol – Material with Unusual Properties. Endovascular Update, Issue 1. 1998

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Catalog NumberTrademarkExpanded Family Name1Sheath French Size (F)Introducer French Size (F)Sheath Length (cm)Introducer Length (cm)Hydrophilic CoatingGuide Wire DiameterGuide Wire LengthWire DescriptionTip ConfigurationGuide Wire Diameter (OD)Guide Wire MaterialGuide Wire Material AbreviationGuide Wire Tip MaterialGuide Wire Core MaterialNeedle Gauge (G)Material AbreviationDilator Length cm (in)Max Guide Wire Accepted By DilatorHub ColorNeedle Length (cm)Needle TypeHemostasis Valve AdapterHCPCS Code
PAKM4NPD44F10 cm (4")40 cm (15.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)Palladium Coil TipNitinol CoreNT/PD4 cm (1.6")Echo Enhanced NeedleHemostasis Valve AdapterC1894, C1769
PAKM4NPD74F10 cm (4")40 cm (15.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)Palladium Coil TipNitinol CoreNT/PD7 cm (2.8")Echo Enhanced NeedleHemostasis Valve AdapterC1894, C1769
PAKPHR47NPD4Merit PAK™Prelude Ease™ Pedal Access Kit4F7 cm (2.8")Hydrophilic coated0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol CoreNT/PD21G13 cm (5.1")0.018" (0.46 mm)RedC1894, C1769
PAKPHR47NPD7Merit PAK™Prelude Ease™ Pedal Access Kit4F7 cm (2.8")Hydrophilic coated0.018" (0.46 mm)40 cm (15.7")MandrelAngled Floppy TipNitinol CoreNT/PD21G13 cm (5.1")0.018" (0.46 mm)RedC1894, C1769
PAKS4NPD44F10 cm (4")40 cm (15.7")0.018" (0.46 mm)Palladium Coil TipNitinol CoreNT/PT4 cm (1.6")Echo Enhanced NeedleHemostasis Valve AdapterC1894, C1769