Merit Medical Announces 510(k) Clearance for the ONE Snare System
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the ONE Snare(TM) Endovascular Snare System.
The ONE Snare(TM) Endovascular Snare System is a single-loop snare designed to provide both accuracy and reliability for effective foreign body manipulation and retrieval.
"This FDA clearance will provide customers the opportunity to buy the single-loop ONE Snare(TM) or the triple-loop EN Snare(R), both of which have distinct clinical uses and benefits," said Fred P. Lampropoulos, Merit's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We believe we are the only company offering this combination of products."
Merit expects to launch the ONE Snare(TM) in January 2013.