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PTCA Dilatation Catheter (RX)


Tazuna rapid exchange PTCA balloon catheter is intended for use during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) for the purpose of improving myocardial blood flow in a localized stenotic lesion of the coronary arteries.

Tazuna is a high performance balloon utilizing a combination of Terumo’s technologies to improve crossability and pushability to treat the most complex lesions.


Maximized pushability 

  • Mid-shaft construction balances flexibility and stiffness, maximizing the transmission force to the distal section 
  • Modified guidewire exit port for more durability in complex procedures1
  • Low profile and thick hypotube to enhance pushability and kink resistance

Crossing performance

  • Ultra-low entry profile (0.40 mm / 0.016'') for the most challenging lesions 
  • A flexible and robust tip to cross tight lesions and stent struts 
  • Hydrophilic coating on the distal shaft to facilitate navigation through tortuous vessels and calcified distal lesions

Superior re-wrapping and re-crossability2

  • Specially engineered tri-wrapped balloon for excellent re-wrapping performance to enhance re-crossability 

General specifications

Shaft diameter1.9 Fr (0.63 mm) Proximal
2.4 Fr (0.80 mm) Distal for 1.25 mm to 2.00 mm
2.5 Fr (0.83 mm) Distal for 2.25 mm to 3.00 mm
Usable length145 cm
Nominal pressure6 atm (608 kPa)
Rated burst pressure14 atm (1419 kPa)
Guidewire compatibilityMaximum diameter 0.014" (0.36 mm)
Lesion entry profile0.40 mm (1.25 mm to 2.25 mm / 10 mm)
0.42 mm (1.25 mm to 2.25 mm / 15 to 20 mm and 2.5 mm, 3.0 mm)

Item specifications

diameter (mm) ​
Balloon length (mm) ​ ​

* Single Radiopaque marker
Please quote above item reference codes when placing an order


​1 Compared to RyujinPlus
2 Kimura et al., Successful retrieval of an entrapped Rotablator burr using 5 Fr guiding catheter, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Oct 1;78(4):558-64.

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