FISO-LS 2 French Fiber Optic Pressure Catheters

FISO-LS 2 French Fiber Optic Pressure Catheters

The FISO–LS series catheters were designed as semi-disposable for multi-use applications in the life-sciences and small animal research. Unlike its disposable counterpart in clinical applications, this sensor is more robust with a protected tip.

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
75-0714 FISO-LS Fiber Optic Pressure Catheter - Standard, 2 F, 1.7 M Length, 0 to 10 Bar
75-0716 FISO-LS Fiber Optic Pressure Catheter- MRI, 2 F, 10 M Length, +/- 300 mmHg
75-0707 FISO-LS Fiber Optic Pressure Catheter - Standard, 2 F, 1.7 M Length, +/- 300 mmHg
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• Micro — No need for high–priced solid–state pressure catheters when a mass manufactured glass fiber is inexpensive and small, only 640 microns!
• Low Noise— Because a beam of light is inherently quiet, there is no EM/RF from the catheter itself interfering with the pressure signal. It is also uninfluenced by high EM/RF environment. Choose the 10 meter sensors for use in an MRI environment.
• Accurate — Due to the speed of light, the frequency response is completely dependent on the signal conditioner. The fast 15kHz FISO–LS Conditioner ensures you will obtain high fidelity pressure traces.
• Tip Sensor — The sensor is located at the tip of the fiber, allowing the measurement of the target signal with no signal artifacts due to vessel wall or cardiac wall contact with the sensor
• Ease–of–Use — Pre–calibrated pressure sensor with data stored in the smart chip allows for plug–and–play ability
• Proven — over 200,000 sensors in the field since 2006!

The FISO–LS series catheters were designed as semi-disposable for multi-use applications in the life-sciences and small animal research. Unlike its disposable counterpart in clinical applications, this sensor is more robust with a protected tip. The standard transducers have 1 meter of nylon sheathing to protect the fiber, where the 10 m transducers have 9.3 to 9.8 m of nylon sheath, further protecting the glass fiber. With proper use and care the sensor can be used many times.

The 2 French (640 micron) sensors are best used in applications in small animals the size of a rat or larger.

Applications include:
• Neuroscience — Intracranial Pressure; Blast Wave and Impact Trauma
• Cardiovascular — Left Ventricular Pressure, Arterial or Venous BP
• Ocular Tonometry — Non-invasive intraocular pressure tonometry
• Urology — Bladder/Ureter pressure
• Spine — Intradiscal Pressure
• Bone — Intramedullary Pressure
• MRI Gating — Using the 10M MRI Catheter to measure pressure for gating

Specifications75-071475-071675-0707
Accuracy2 mmHg2 mmHg2 mmHg
CalibrationFactory Calibration no on site calibration neededFactory Calibration no on site calibration neededFactory Calibration no on site calibration needed
Coated Fiber Diameter640 µm640 µm640 µm
CoatingPolyimide, NylonPolyimide, NylonPolyimide, Nylon
Length1.7 meters10 meters1.7 meters
Measurement mediaFluid or gasFluid or gasFluid or gas
Pressure Range0 to 10 bar±300 mmHg±300 mmHg
Resolution< 0.3 mmHg< 0.3 mmHg< 0.3 mmHg
Sensitivity Thermal Effect< 0.05%/°C< 0.05%/°C< 0.05%/°C
Sensor Diameter640 µm640 µm640 µm
Standard bare fiber length70 cm70 cm70 cm
Storage temperature–40–+80°C (–40–176°F)–40–+80°C (–40–176°F)–40–+80°C (–40–176°F)
Tolerated bend radius10mm (0.4in)10mm (0.4in)10mm (0.4in)
Uncoated Fiber Diameter550 µm550 µm550 µm
Zero Thermal Effect0.4 mmHg*°C0.4 mmHg*°C0.4 mmHg*°C