FirstChoice™ Ultra High Pressure PTA Balloon Catheters

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FirstChoice™ Ultra High Pressure PTA Balloon Catheters

Performance at Every Curve

The majority of dialysis access-related blockages are located in the venous system, where the anatomy is tortuous and complex. The FirstChoice facilitates the opening of blockages located in the arteriovenous system of dialysis patients.

Features & Benefits

Built for arteriovenous dialysis fistulae, the FirstChoice balloons are built on an 0.035″ over-the-wire platform, with up to 27 atm RBP and a 75 cm catheter shaft length*.

Rated Burst Pressure

14-27 atm to dilate resistant lesions

Radiopaque Marker Bands

Facilitates precise balloon positioning

Semi-Compliant Nylon Balloon

Promotes vessel conformability and resists vessel straightening



5 mm – 16 mm

FirstChoice Balloons have a broad range of diameter sizes



Supports rapid inflation, deflation, trackability, and pushability

FirstChoice coaxial catheter shaft supports inflation & deflation



Eases reinsertion through the sheath

FirstChoice Re-wrap tool comes pre-installed

The high pressure FirstChoice balloon is designed to dilate resistant lesions while conforming to the vessel, as demonstrated in the case study below.**

FirstChoice balloon is designed to dilate resistant lesions while conforming to the vesselSevere Juxta-anastomotic Stenosis

  • 66 Male with ESRD, CAD, COPD
  • L RC AVF with difficult cannulation, thrombus present
  • Exam—poor augmentation

FirstChoice 7×40 25 atm

* Indicated for use in percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the femoral, iliac and renal arteries, and for the treatment of obstructive lesions of native or synthetic arteriovenous dialysis fistulae.

** Used by permission.


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Catalog NumberGuide WireSheath CompatibilityBalloon Outer DiametersBalloon Length (mm)Catheter Length (cm)Rated Pressure (atm)Nominal Pressure (atm)SterilizationLatex FreeShipping Box QtyGS1GTIN UnitGTIN CartonGTIN Shipper
UHP751040.035" Wireguided7F (2.3 mm)10.0 mm40 mm75 cm20 atm12 atmETOYes1
UHP751240.035" Wireguided7F (2.3 mm)12.0 mm40 mm75 cm18 atm12 atmETOYes1
UHP751440.035" Wireguided8F (2.7 mm)14.0 mm40 mm75 cm16 atm10 atmETOYes1
UHP751640.035" Wireguided8F (2.7 mm)16.0 mm40 mm75 cm14 atm10 atmETOYes1
UHP75540.035" Wireguided6F (2.0 mm)5.0 mm40 mm75 cm27 atm14 atmETOYes1
UHP75640.035" Wireguided6F (2.0 mm)6.0 mm40 mm75 cm25 atm14 atmETOYes1
UHP757100.035" Wireguided6F (2.0 mm)7.0 mm100 mm75 cm23 atm14 atmETOYes1
UHP75740.035" Wireguided6F (2.0 mm)7.0 mm40 mm75 cm25 atm14 atmETOYes1
UHP75840.035" Wireguided6F (2.0 mm)8.0 mm40 mm75 cm24 atm14 atmETOYes1
UHP75880.035" Wireguided6F (2.0 mm)8.0 mm80 mm75 cm22 atm14 atmETOYes1
UHP75940.035" Wireguided7F (2.3 mm)9.0 mm40 mm75 cm20 atm12 atmETOYes1