Teleflex Incorporated ARROW NextStep Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

Published: Jun 11, 2013

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Teleflex Receives FDA Clearance for ARROW NextStep Retrograde Femoral Length Dialysis Catheters

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its ARROW® NextStep® Retrograde Femoral Length Dialysis Catheters. Designed for clinician ease of insertion and sustained high flow rates, the ARROW NextStep Retrograde Femoral Length Catheters further strengthen the NextStep Hemodialysis Catheter portfolio.

“Providing clinicians with the ARROW NextStep Femoral Length Catheters continues a series of new product introductions that demonstrates our commitment to enhance patient outcomes and improve ease of use for clinicians,” said Linda Beneze, President and General Manager, Specialty Division. “We are proud to add the ARROW NextStep Retrograde Femoral Length Catheter to our portfolio.”

The ARROW NextStep Retrograde Hemodialysis Catheter is the first of its kind designed to take better advantage of the blood flow dynamics within the heart through its unique reversed port configuration, where the venous port resides in the superior vena cava and the arterial port in the right atrium, resulting in reduced recirculation and high flow rates. The unique NextStep Tip is designed for smooth, over-the-wire transitions during catheter insertions and exchanges.

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,700 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 140 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Teleflex, Arrow and NextStep are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates.

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