Percutaneous Transluminal Valvuloplasty Catheters
Recommended for Percutaneous Transluminal Valvuloplasty (PTV) of the pulmonary valve in the following:
- A patient with isolated pulmonary stenosis.
- A patient with valvular pulmonary stenosis with other minor congenital heart disease that does not require surgical intervention.
Available in 4mm - 25mm Sizes
Three Radiopaque Platinum Marker Bands
Waist Allows for Accurate Balloon Placement
The Tyshak NuCLEUS™ PTV Catheter design features a single dilatation balloon on a coaxial catheter shaft. This balloon features a smaller ‘waist’ segment at its midpoint to facilitate locking into the valve or other area to be dilated. This ‘waist’ area will expand to 90% of the rated balloon diameter upon injection of the inflation volume.