Movable core guide wire: evaluation of improved model.


Journal Article

Six commercially available movable core guide wires were compared with each other and with a new design in glass models simulating tortuous vessels. The results demonstrate a wide variability in performance of the commercially available wires and the superiority of the new design.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smith, TP; Derauf, BJ; Darcy, MD; Hunter, DW; Castaneda-Zuniga, WR; Amplatz, K

Published Date

  • May 1, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 159 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 552 - 553

PubMed ID

  • 3961190

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3961190

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.159.2.3961190


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States