PreludeEASE™ Hydrophilic Sheath Introducer

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Feature & Benefits


Merit can tailor kits to meet your clinical needs

Radial Solutions

Radial Solutions
  • 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

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

Guide Wire Options

Guide Wire Options

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

BowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion Device

BowTie™ Guide Wire Insertion Device

Included in kits with 0.018″ guide wires for easy, efficient alignment of devices with micro guide wires


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).




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