Metacross® RX- PTA Balloon Dilatation Catheter

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

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Why to use it

Better handling by design^1

Essential improvements in efficiency and control with Rapid Exchange^1
* Enables fast, convenient exchange of devices^1
* Supports the use of short guidewires^2
* Encourages procedural efficiency, reducing potentially fluoroscopy time^3 and radiation time^2
* Optimizes control allowing a single operator to perform the procedure^2

End-to-end^4 performance with less effort^4

Better pushability results demonstrated with innovative catheter design^4
* 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



1. 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.

2. Muller-Hulsbeck. Rapid Exchange system – what are the benefits? Leipzig Interventional Course 2010.

3. Compared to conventional over-the-wire systems. Linnemeier T.J. et al. Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis 30(1), 11-14.

4. Tested against select over-the-wire competitors. Data on file. Terumo Medical Corporation – METACROSS RX Product Info 20150911


General specifications

Guidewire compatibility0.035"/0.89mm
Catheter length135cm
Balloon diameter3.0-12.0mm
Balloon length20-200mm

For additional information regarding specification, please visit the Terumo Website.