Vascular Solutions has launched its Jiffy Wire, an 80-cm by 0.035-inch specialty guidewire.
The Jiffy Wire offers the benefits of both a straight floppy tip and a 3-mm J-tip in one double-ended guidewire, according to the Minneapolis-based company. The 80-cm working length and stiff shaft of the Jiffy Wire provides control and eases wire manipulation for access procedures, while the 10-cm graduated-transition tips facilitate atraumatic access and device placement.
The company said the coils of the Jiffy Wire are pre-coated with a smooth PTFE coating.
The Jiffy Wire is currently available in the U.S.