MHLW grants Shonin approval to TriReme's Glider PTCA catheter


TriReme Medical's Japanese partner, Century Medical, has secured Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for the Glider percutaneous transluminal coronary artery (PTCA) catheter indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronary arteries or bypass grafts to improve myocardial perfusion. Combining a skived tip and a unique braided shaft, Glider is believed to be the world's only torqueable PTCA catheter, and is designed to assist physicians in treating the most challenging cases, such as bifurcations and highly stenosed lesions.

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Sector: Medical Devices
Geography: Japan

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