DraKon™ Microcatheters

Interventional Radiology Medical Devices

DraKon™ Microcatheters

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DraKon™ microcatheter

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Compatibilities (900 PSI Max Injection Pressure)

ATTRIBUTE SPECIFICATION
Microcatheter OD
(Proximal/Distal)
2.9 / 2.4 Fr
(0.97 / 0.8 mm)
2.9 / 2.7 Fr
(0.97 / 0.9 mm)
3.0 / 2.8 Fr
(1.00 / 0.93 mm)
Catheter Inner Diameter 0.022" (0.56 mm) 0.025" (0.64 mm) 0.027" (0.69 mm)
Functional Length 105 cm 130 cm 150 cm 105 cm 130 cm 150 cm 105 cm 130 cm 150 cm
Dead Space Volume 0.48 ml 0.54 ml 0.59 ml 0.56 ml 0.64 ml

0.7 ml

0.62 ml 0.71 ml 0.78 ml
Flow rate with lodinated Contrast Media
(300 mg/ ml, 37° C)
2.1 ml/sec 1.7 ml/sec 1.5 ml/sec 3.1 ml/sec 2.6 ml/sec 2.4 ml/sec 3.9 ml/sec 3.4 ml/sec 3.1 ml/sec
Maximal Compatible Guidewire OD 0.018" (0.46 mm) 0.021" (0.53 mm) 0.021" (0.53 mm)
Recommended Guiding Catheter Min. 0.038" (0.97 mm) guidewire compatible
Maximal Compatible Embolic Microspheres 500 μm 700 μm 700 μm*
Compatible Embolic Coil Size 0.018" 0.018" 0.018"

DraKon is compatible with Lipiodol® Ultra-Fluid, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), chemotherapeutical agents, NBCA glue and Ethanol 5
*For microspheres above 700 µm, refer to manufacturers’ instructions for use for microcatheters’ size compatibilities.

Specification & Ordering Information

PRODUCT REFERENCE ORDER NUMBER CATHETER OD
(F / MM)
FUNCTIONAL LENGTH (CM) INNER DIAMETER
(IN / MM)
RECOMMENDED GUIDEWIRE (IN / MM) SHAPE
DK24_105 232877 2.4 F (0.8 mm) 105 0.022” (0.56 mm) 0.018” (0.46 mm) Straight
DK24_130 234050 2.4 F (0.8 mm) 130 0.022” (0.56 mm) 0.018” (0.46 mm) Straight
DK24_150 234051 2.4 F (0.8 mm) 150 0.022” (0.56 mm) 0.018” (0.46 mm) Straight
DK27_105 232884 2.7 F (0.9 mm) 105 0.025” (0.64 mm) 0.021” (0.53 mm) Straight
DK27_130 234053 2.7 F (0.9 mm) 130 0.025” (0.64 mm) 0.021” (0.53 mm) Straight
DK27_150 232886 2.7 F (0.9 mm) 150 0.025” (0.64 mm) 0.021” (0.53 mm) Straight
DK28_105 232890 2.8 F (0.93 mm) 105 0.027” (0.69 mm) 0.021” (0.53 mm) Straight
DK28_130 234076 2.8 F (0.93 mm) 130 0.027” (0.69 mm) 0.021” (0.53 mm) Straight
DK28_150 234547 2.8 F (0.93 mm) 150 0.027” (0.69 mm) 0.021” (0.53 mm) Straight

Disclaimer

  1. TR-025 Flexibility Bench Test
  2. TR-006 Torque Transmission Bench Test
  3. TR-017 Trackability Bench Test
  4. Test Report TR-015_02

DRAKON™ microcatheters are class IIb medical devices intended for use by interventional radiologists and interventional oncologists for the infusion of contrast media into all peripheral vessels and for drug infusion in intra-arterial therapy, and infusion of embolic materials. They should not be used in cerebral vessels.

For complete information about precautions and optimal usage conditions for these medical devices, we recommend consulting the instructions for use supplied with each device or by your local Guerbet representative(s). Information for use only in countries with applicable health authority registrations. Notified Body: MedCert 0482. Manufacturer: Accurate Medical Therapeutics Ltd. EC Rep: Guerbet. Document creation date: September 2019. DRAKON™ is a registered trademark of Guerbet Group or its affiliates.

Illustrations for information purposes – not indicative of actual size or clinical outcome.