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Arrow FiberOptix Technology

Arrow® FiberOptix Technology

The Arrow® FiberOptix Technology, the world's first fiber-optic IAB catheter, has been proven in thousands of patients. It is also the only one that works with the unique components of the AutoCAT®2 WAVE® IABP to deliver ProActive CounterPulsation®. Arterial Pressure signals will go with the speed of light to the pump giving a clean and fast AP signal that will benefit IABP support to the patient.

  • Consistent AP signal: Transmits better information faster
    • Unaffected by dampening, noise, and movement; will not degrade over time
    • No maintenance of fiber-optic signal
    • No electrical interference from cautery
    • No transducer-induced motion artifact
  • Back-up safety for AP signal: Should it be required, the FiberOptix Technology can be used as a traditional fluid-filled catheter
  • Abrasion-resistant: The Cardiothane® II Membrane offers a unique design of abrasion resistant material with hydrophilic coating
  • Universal design: Sheathed or sheathless insertion options; optional hemostasis device for post-insertion bleeding control
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  • The accurate, real-time advantages of FiberOptix Technology is available only when the catheter is used with the AutoCAT2WAVE® Pump Console. However, FiberOptix Technology can be used as a conventional catheter with any IABP, ensuring continuity and ease in cases of patient transfer.

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Conventional Catheters

UltraFlex 7.5 Catheter

  • Kink-resistant, wire-reinforced catheter body
  • The smallest wire-reinforced 30 cc and 40 cc IAB Catheter
  • Maximizes arterial blood flow and helps reduce limb ischemia due to 7.5 Fr. catheter size

NarrowFlex® Catheter

  • Strong, flexible catheter body resists kinking for optimal AP waveform
  • Large 0.032” nitinol central lumen design
  • Accepts a 0.030” guidewire catheter size

Ultra 8® Catheter

  • Fits through 8.0 Fr. sheath
  • Large 0.027” central lumen design
  • Soft, atraumatic blue bumper tip

Rediguard® Catheter

  • Flexible, soft catheter design
  • Smallest IAB catheter available
    7.0 Fr. 30 cc
  • Wide range of IAB catheters from
    30 cc to 50 cc
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StatLock® Stabilization Device

StatLock® for Arrow® IAB Catheters is designed to:

  • Remove the possibility of Healthcare Provider needle stick
  • Reduce suture wound complications including occurrence of catheter-related bloodstream infections.
  • Provide patient comfort
  • Be easier and faster to apply than suturing
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We provide educational videos to learn and review the operation and functionality of our revolutionary IABP system.

Short skill videos reviews steps needed to prepare Arrow® IAB Catheter and operate Arrow® IABP consoles. More »

StatLock is a trademark or registered trademark of C.R. Bard, Inc.

Teleflex, Aero, Arrow, AutoCAT, AutoCAT2WAVE, AutoPilot, FiberOptix and WAVE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates. MC-000016, MC-001867