There are more than 140,000 lower extremity amputations in the U.S. each year, most due to circulation problems.
Angioplasty below the knee can be limb-saving for patients at risk of amputation due to poor circulation.
But angioplasty procedures below the knee are complex, and typically require numerous exchanges of specialized equipment during a procedure.
They also use x-ray contrast, which can damage kidney function.
A multifunctional catheter that serves as a crossing catheter, diagnostic angiography catheter, and angioplasty balloon catheter can reduce equipment and contrast needs, and streamline below knee angioplasty procedures.READ MORE
Finesse InjectableTM Angioplasty Balloon Catheter
The Summa Finesse Injectable angioplasty balloon catheter is a line of novel multifunctional angioplasty balloon catheters developed to streamline complex below-knee interventions, reduce equipment use, and reduce contrast and radiation.
Key Opinion Leader Testimonials
Here’s what clinical thought leaders say about Finesse:
“Limb salvage angioplasty procedures are complex. Reducing catheter exchanges is essential”
Rob Lookstein, M.D.
“In our busy CLI practice, this will definitely be an important tool for us”
John Rundback, M.D.
“Contrast appears distally almost immediately–we’re using less contrast and less radiation’”
Kevin Herman, M.D.
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