GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Hydrophilic Coated Guidewire


GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Hydrophilic Coated Guidewire

GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Guidewire is the most preferred hydrophilic coated wire, and has years of proven performance. It's kink-resistant core, coated with a proprietary polymer jacket and a lubricious hydrophilic coating, facilitates efficient access and reliable device tracking.

Key Benefits

  • Highest safety profile: Designed to minimize the risk of trauma and capable of protecting against uroendothelial perforation and submucosal advancement.*
  • Highly lubricious coating: Hydrophilic coating minimizes friction when wet thereby facilitating smooth advancement and easy tracking.
  • Consistency and excellent quality of manufacturing: Known for consistency from wire to wire.

*Based on Benchtop Study

Torricelli FC, De S, Sarkissian C, Monga M. Hydrophilic Guidewires: Evaluation and Comparison of Their Properties and Safety. J Urology. 2013 Nov; 82(5):1182-6-C.B. 3.21

Product Support

Olympus guidewires are engineered to ensure rapid access, easy advancement, smooth tracking, and maximum maneuverability. They help maintain precise control at every step of the procedure. Olympus guidewires are available in a variety of core materials, coatings, tips, and sizes—ensuring the right combination of torque, lubricity, and visibility for optimum results. Olympus urology guidewire portfolio includes: GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Guidewire, UltraTrack, SureGlide®, Quattro™, Bentson, PTFE-Coated, and Amplatz. For detailed specification or to determine the appropriate device for your needs, please contact customer service for assistance.

GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Hydrophilic Coated Guidewire and GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Guidewire are registered trademarks of Terumo Corporation.

Olympus Training & Proper Use

Olympus offers a variety of educational opportunities for medical and surgical healthcare professionals. 

Peer-To-Peer Training

Our Professional Education Program provides multiple types of peer-to-peer training in order to meet the specific educational needs of physicians and nurses focused on the safe and effective use of Olympus products.

Olympus University

Olympus Professional Education also offers training programs through Olympus University (OU). Geared toward nurses, reprocessing technicians and biomeds, many of the OU courses are available for nursing contact hour continuing education credit.

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