Medical Transcription Cardiac Cath Lab Equipment

by Julie on August 11, 2010

Here is a very useful list of cardiac cath lab equipment:

Closure/Compression Device

Angio-Seal
FemoStop
HOLD = hemostatic occlusive leverage device
Perclose
StarClose
SyvekPatch

Sheath

Arrow
femoral venous
hydrophilic
Introducer II
SafeSheath
vascular

Stent

AVE
BiodivYsio
bare metal
covered
double-J
Driver
drug-eluting
Jomed
Liberte
Pixel
Taxus
Vision

Valve

St. Jude mitral
Toronto prosthetic
Toronto SPV

Wire

Asahi
Cross-It
Direct
exchange-length
flex
guide
Hi-Torque Floppy
J-tip
Miracle Brothers
Prowater
PT Choice
Radi
Shinobi
Voda
Wholey

There are many, many more but these are the ones that stump me.  Feel free to tell us what ones you add to the list.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Wanda August 16, 2010 at 6:13 am

I would add PEEP, Shiley, and the SJMs.

Jamie August 19, 2010 at 6:21 am

I was actually looking for Shiley the other day and couldn’t come up with it. I will know next time.

Shelly August 26, 2010 at 12:55 am

What is PEEP?

Rachel August 26, 2010 at 11:51 pm

PEEP valve – positive end-expiratory pressure

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