A hydrophilic guide wire, Merit's H2O™, contains a core made from Nitinol. This makes the device easy to steer and provides excellent manipulation due to the 1:1 torque ratio. The H20 is resistant to both thrombus and kinking thanks to technology that provides a stiff shaft while catheters are being placed or exchanged.
- Characteristics: : hydrophilic
- Application: : catheter