Merit Laureate® Hydrophilic Guide Wires

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Merit Laureate Hydrophilic Guide Wire

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Laureate Hydrophilic Guide Wire

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Features & Benefits

Durability and Lubricity

Merit Laureate resilient hydrated gel coating

The resilient hydrated gel coating provides a constant fluid layer on the wire surface for optimum lubricity and long lasting durability.

Enhanced Visibility

Merit Laureate Nitinol core wire

Nitinol core wire and radiopaque jacket are designed to provide enhanced visibility.

Torque Response

Merit Laureate Torque Control

Designed to provide true 1:1 torque response to facilitate navigation and rapid vessel selection.


Laurete product comparison showing 1:1 torque responsive turn

Merit Laureate hydrophilic guide wires facilitate the placement of devices during diagnostic and interventional procedures. Its exceptional torque control, turn-for-turn responsiveness, and enhanced lesion crossability demonstrates high performance in navigating tortuous vessels. The hydrophilic coating demonstrates enduring lubricity and consistent surface coating adhesion. The Laureate was designed to reduce wire whipping, minimize friction, and to promote rapid catheter exchanges.

Laurete comparative graph of torque response

Comparative torque testing showed the Merit Laureate guide wire consistently met the 1:1 torque target.


Discover more about the Merit Laureate® Hydrophilic Guide Wires by reviewing the brochures and Instructions for Use.


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