Profile Effect / Flaring
Ensure the distal tip of crimped stent remains in contact with the balloon at all times, while navigating through a tortuous path. The degree of flaring of the stent away from the balloon is measured.
Uses a contactless optical measurement system to measure the outside diameter of the stent and the outside diameter of the balloon, in a bent configuration. The measured gap between these measurements is the amount of flaring.
Contactless optical measurement system
Calibrated gauge blocks
Catheter support fixture
Cardiovascular implants — Endovascular devices — Part 2: Vascular stents
FDA Guidance: Non-Clinical Engineering Tests and Recommended Labeling for Intravascular Stents and Associated Delivery Systems – Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff
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