Pantera Lux Paclitaxel Releasing Balloon
How it works
Due to injury from the implantation of the stent, neointimal hyperplasia can slowly narrow the stented lesion causing in stent restenosis (ISR) The Pantera Lux Drug Releasing Balloon is advanced to the lesion site. The balloon is inflated for at least 30 seconds, releasing the anti-proliferative drug. The balloon is withdrawn as the drug penetrates into the artery wall. Paclitaxel willl act over several days to inhibit cell regrowth.
Safe and consistent
Paclitaxel is a highly lipophilic substance, proven as a useful anti-proliferative treatment in coronary arteries. Its unique mode of action supports long-lasting results, even after a brief, single application.
Controlled drug release
The Pantera Lux coating technology allows the folded balloon to have a homogeneous coating of paclitaxel and excipient for increased bioavailability. Extensive testing and quality control ensure that balloons manufactured by BIOTRONIK are coated within tight specifications.
The drug and carrier matrix is applied to the balloon by a micropipetting technique and is rapidly metabolized by the body. Biocompatibility testing with the carrier matrix shows safe and low inflammatory results.
Superior balloon technology
The tri-fold balloon construction allows for excellent bending characteristics and balloon rewrap.
Platinium Irridium embedded markers provide x-rays visibility and identify the drug coated region.
A rounded tip ensures atraumatic lesion passage and increase safety in tracking and crossing.
| Catheter Type||Fast Exchange Pantera balloon catheter|
|Lesion Entry Profile|| 0.017”|
|Usable catheter length|| 140 cm|
| 7 atm|
Rated Burst Pressure
13 atm (Ø 2.0 – 3.5mm)
12 atm (Ø 4.0 mm)
| Drug || Paclitaxel |
| Drug Dose || 3.0 µg/mm² |
| Delivery Matrix || Paclitaxel and Butyryl-tri-hexyl citrate (BTHC) |