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Metacross™ RX

PTA Balloon Dilatation Catheter


Advance your approach to exceptional performance

Metacross RX is a percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon dilatation catheter for peripheral indications.


​Better handling by design1

Essential improvements in efficiency and control with Rapid Exchange1

  • Enables fast, convenient exchange of devices1
  • Supports the use of short guidewires2

  • Encourages procedural efficiency, reducing potentially fluoroscopy time3 and radiation time2
  • Optimizes control allowing a single operator to perform the procedure2

End-to-end4 performance with less effort4

Better pushability results demonstrated with innovative catheter design4

  • Engineered for maximizing pushability with a well-designed shaft and stiff tapered core wire
  • Effective transition of force from proximal to distal end for efficient lesion crossing

General specifications

​Guidewire compatibility​0.035'' (0.89 mm)
​Balloon material​Nylon
​Balloon folding​Tri-fold (Ø 3.0 mm - 9.0 mm)
Penta-fold (Ø 10.0 mm - 12.0 mm)
​Shaft diameter​Distal: 5.7 Fr (1.9 mm)
Proximal: 3.9Fr (1.3 mm)

Balloon Diameter (mm)
​Nominal Pressure (atm)​Rated Burst Pressure (atm)

Item specifications

Catheter length: 135 cm

​Balloon diameter (mm)

Guiding sheath compa-tibility

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1 Safety defined as low incidence of complications (included low fracture rate not correlated with a vascular event). Schulte et al. Misago 2: One year outcomes after implantation of the Misago Self-Expanding nitinol stent in the superficial femoral and popliteal artery of 744 patients. Journal of endovascular therapy 2012: 19: 744-784.
2 Compared to conventional over-the-wire technique. Jahnke T et al. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 Sep-Oct;31(5):854-9. Epub 2007 Aug 21.
Muller-Hulsbeck. Rapid Exchange system – what are the benefits? Leipzig Interventional Course 2010.
4 Compared to conventional over-the-wire systems. Linnemeier T.J. et al. Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis 30(1), 11-14.
5 Tested against select over-the-wire competitors. Data on file. Terumo Medical Corporation – METACROSS RX Product Info 20150911

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