Tantalum Marker Band (Ta Marker Band)


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The marker band ring is a marking ring used as an X-ray imaging marker for the distal operating area in interventional therapy. It is classified as a disposable medical material. Tantalum is a novel material for marker bands, being corrosion-resistant and exhibiting excellent biocompatibility with human tissues, and offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional platinum-iridium marker rings.

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Purity99.95% ,99.99%
StandardISO 13485
ConditionAnnealed, Unannealed

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Tantalum Marker Bands are essential tools for minimally invasive cardiovascular treatment. These bands, also known as tantalum imaging rings, enable doctors to accurately locate catheter positions during interventional treatment. Due to its high density, X-ray impermeability, and good biocompatibility, tantalum is widely used in medical devices. Moreover, its cost-effectiveness affords it an advantageous position compared to more expensive materials such as platinum-iridium alloys. By improving the accuracy of procedures, Tantalum Marker Bands enhance patients' overall surgical outcomes.

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Tantalum Marker Band Dimensions

  •   Outer diameter range: 0.2-8mm
  •   Max accuracy of outer diameter: +/-0.003mm
  •   Range of tube wall thickness:0.015-0.5mm
  •   Max accuracy of wall thickness: +/-0.005mm
  •   Max accuracy of length: +/- 0.05mm

After completion, watch with a microscope, The Tantalum marker band ring has features of average metal gloss, no color changed by hydrogenation and oxidation, no scratch, no deformation, no skin needling, etc.

Tantalum Marker Band Features

  • High strength High precision

High melting point, corrosion resistance, good cold working performance, high precision

  • Human compatibility

Biocompatible with human body, stable transmission of information, implantable

  • Smooth and rounded

Smooth and rounded, rounded ring, smooth and unobstructed.

  • Non-standard customization

Precise size support for customization

Tantalum marker band and platinum-iridium marker band Comparison

Tantalum Marker Bands and Platinum-iridium Marker Bands are commonly used tools in interventional surgery. Compared with platinum-iridium, Tantalum has advantages such as good biocompatibility, X-ray impermeability, high density, and low cost.

Comparison of the tantalum marker band and platinum-iridium marker band

Tantalum Marker Band Applications

Tantalum Marker Bands are widely used in interventional medicine to mark the position of catheters and stents, providing accurate guidance for surgery. The main applications of Tantalum Marker Bands are:

  1. Stent placement: Tantalum Marker Bands can be used to mark the position of stent placement in percutaneous interventions.
  2. Target delineation: Tantalum Marker Bands can be used to mark the target area in radiation therapy, indicating the direction of radiation.
  3. Identification of heart valve position: Placing Tantalum Marker Bands on artificial heart valves can increase diagnostic accuracy and surgical safety.

Tantalum Marker Band Packing

The Tantalum Marker Band will be packaged in a vacuum-sealed plastic bag or bottle and then placed in a carton with anti-static foam pads to prevent damage during storage and transportation, ensuring the preservation of the product's original quality.

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