Passeo®-18 Lux® Drug-Coated Balloon

Passeo®-18 Lux® DCB (drug-coated balloon) is indicated to dilate de novo or restenotic lesions in the infrainguinal arteries.*

*Indication as per IFU. ** not available for sale in the US.

Manufacturer Info

Ackerstrasse 6
8180 Bülach - Switzerland

Why to use it

• Clinically Proven: Randomized controlled trials and all-comers registries have investigated safety and efficacy in the treatment of over 1,900 patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the femoropopliteal and infrapopliteal arteries.1-3

• For Challenging Patient Groups: Safety and efficacy clinically proven across challenging subgroups in BIOLUX P-III all-comers registry.3

• Effective Drug Delivery: Reduction of drug loss with SafeGuard™ Insertion Aid and high drug retention with BIOTRONIK’s Lux® hydrophobic coating.4


1. Scheinert D, et al. Paclitaxel Releasing Balloon in Femoropopliteal lesions using a BTHC excipient: 12-month results from the BIOLUX P-I randomized trial. JEVT. 2015; 22(1): 14-21; 2. Zeller et al. Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon in Infrapopliteal arteries 12-month results from the BIOLUX P-II randomized trial. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2015; 8: 1614-22; 3. Tepe G. Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Angioplasty for the Treatment of Infrainguinal Arteries: 24-Month Outcomes in the Full Cohort of BIOLUX P-III Global Registry. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol.2021;44:207-217; 4. BIOTRONIK data on file.
Passeo, Lux and Safeguard are trademarks or registered trademarks of the BIOTRONIK Group of Companies.


Drug-Coated Balloon Technical Data
Catheter TypeOTW
Recommended Guidewire0.018"
TipShort, tapered
Balloon Markers2 swaged markers (zero profile)
Shaft3.8F, hydrophobic coated
Usable Length90, 130 cm; 150 cm (only ø 2.0 mm)
Introducer Size4F (ø 2.0 - 4.0 mm); 5F (ø 5.0 - 7.0 mm)
Nominal Pressure6 atm
Rated Burst Pressure15 atm (ø 2.0 - 5.0 mm); 12 atm (ø 6.0 - 7.0 mm)
Coating Technical Data
Drug Concentration3.0 μg/mm2
Coating MatrixPaclitaxel and Butyryl-tri-hexyl citrate (BTHC)
Coated AreaCylindrical section of the balloon, exceeding the proximal and distal markers