Phlebology

The standard fiber for endovenous laser surgery

Lightguide Saturn (Slight) Side Fiber

With its 360° radiation and optimized handling, the Saturn Side Fiber has become the standard tool for endovascular laser ablation. The fiber is excellent for use in wavelength ranges of 810 nm up to 1940 nm.

The Saturn Side Fiber is available in two different sizes. Both variations have marking lines for precise surveillance of the pullback rate during surgery. In this way, the dosage of laser power can be managed accurately.

The Introducer Set is an available supplement that helps introduce the Saturn Side Fiber easily into the vein to be treated

Technical Features

  • Fiber core diameter is typically 600 µm or 400 µm
  • Connector with SMA 905 standard or freestanding ferrule
  • Customized connector with logo printing possible
  • Optical fiber jacket: white ETFE with black centimeter marking
  • High-transmission efficiency for all common medical wavelengths: 810 nm, 980 nm, 1470 nm and 1940 nm
  • Double-packed in sterile pouches
  • 5-year sterile shelf life

Technical details

  • Outer diameter (tip): 1.8 mm, 1.6 mm, or 1.3 mm (slight version)
  • Core diameter: 600 μm or 400 μm (slight version)
  • Standard length: 2.5 m
  • Wavelength: 200 nm to 2200 nm
  • Typical transmission: 98%
  • Emission angle: 60° cone from the fiber axis
  • Numerical aperture: 0.22 up to 0.37
  • Custom designs available according to customer specifications

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