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Cordis Corp. Receives FDA Clearance For ADROIT Guiding Catheter - Quick Facts

6/12/2013 6:11 PM ET

Cordis Corporation, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies (JNJ: Quote) announced that it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration or FDA of its latest innovation in guiding catheters: the ADROIT 6F Guiding Catheter.

The ADROIT Catheter's innovative hybrid braid wire technology not only enables the production of a guide catheter with the largest lumen size on the U.S. market, it also facilitates better control and back up support. In addition, the new innovative design incorporating a flexible distal segment and soft longer tip allows atraumatic placement and stability, the company stated.

Cordis said that the ADROIT Guiding Catheter provides a wide range of shapes, including extra back-up shapes and radial specific shapes to support treatment needs of various coronary anatomies.

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