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New Zeus Biomimetic Coated PICC Now Available
Date:8/26/2009

r4 Vascular announces the commercial availability of the new Zeus™ Coated CT Peripherally-inserted Central Catheter (PICC). A novel coating on the catheter surface mimics the glycocalyx layer found on natural endothelial tissue surfaces in vessel walls. Laboratory tests prove that mimicking the glycocalyx layer can dramatically reduce thrombus formation on the internal and external surface of the catheter.

Maple Grove, MN (Vocus) August 26, 2009 -- r4 Vascular announces the commercial availability of the new Zeus™ Coated CT Peripherally-inserted Central Catheter (PICC). A novel coating on the catheter surface mimics the glycocalyx layer found on natural endothelial tissue surfaces in vessel walls. Laboratory tests prove that mimicking the glycocalyx layer can dramatically reduce thrombus formation on the internal and external surface of the catheter.

According to Gail Sansivero, MS, ANP, Vascular and Interventional Radiology Nurse Practitioner, Albany Medical Center, "Thrombus can be a real problem for patients with PICCs. Biologically, a patient responds to a catheter insertion within 24 hours by developing bio-film, leading to thrombus that can cause catheter occlusion, infection, or dislodge into the bloodstream."

Developing the catheter, r4 Vascular engineers took a cue from stealth coating technologies, approaching the thrombus problem by camouflaging the catheter in a biomimetic coating. Laboratory testing has shown the coating to be so effective that the Zeus™ Coated CT Catheter is the first non-valved PICC to receive FDA clearance for saline-only maintenance.

The Zeus™ Coated CT PICC is one of several keynote technologically-advanced catheter systems from r4 Vascular. r4 Vascular marks its entry into the vascular acces
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