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TRI X TIS History

Terumo Interventional Systems started with the RADIFOCUS™ Guidewire in 1985. See the historical highlights of our journey over more than 30 years.
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1985’s

1985
Product Launch
RADIFOCUS™ Guide Wire M RADIFOCUS™ Angiographic Catheter
Starts making products for interventional medicine and launches the RADIFOCUS™ Guide Wire, which continues to be an important tool in this field.

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1986
Product Launch
RADIFOCUS™ Introducer kit
Adds RADIFOCUS™ Introducer Sheath to product portfolio.

1990’s

1990
TRI
First transradial angiography/intervention in cardiology
Dr. Campeau (Canada, 1989)
Dr. Kiemeneij (The Netherlands, 1992)
Dr. Wu (Taiwan, 1993)
Dr. Saito (Japan, 1995)

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1994
Product Launch
RADIFOCUS™ OPTITORQUE™

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2000’s

2000
Product Launch
RADIFOCUS™ IntroducerⅡ Mcoat™

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TRI
First transradial procedure in various fields
Neuro angioplasty (2000)
Renal stent (2001)
TACE (2002)
Neuro coil (2004)
Iliac stent (2005)

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2003
Product Launch
TR Band™
Launches the TR Band™, thereby establishing a full product portfolio that covers all interventional procedures, from access to closure.

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2005’s

2005
Product Launch
Heartrail™ⅡGuiding catheter : Ikari Curve

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2006
Training
Development of the training tools and simulators

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Training
China, Korea, Japan friendship TRI seminar
2008
Training
Brazil-Japan 100 years anniversary TRI seminar

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2010’s

2011
TRI
Transradial intervention training for physicians in Latin America conducted through public-private partnership to contribute to improved patient quality of life and reduced healthcare expenditures.
2013
Product Launch
Glidesheath Slender™
Develops the Glidesheath Slender™, designed to help make treatment minimally invasive by having a thinner outside diameter while maintaining the necessary inner diameter.

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2015’s

2018
Brand
R.A.V.I. - Radial Access for Visceral Intervention
Similarly, starts promoting visceral intervention via the radial artery, calling it Radial Access for Visceral Intervention (R.A.V.I.).

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Training
Collaboration with EuroPCR
Delivers eight workshop sessions using simulation-based learning for PCI complications through partnership between Terumo Learning Edge (TLE) and EuroPCR.

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2020’s

2021
Product Launch
RADIFOCUS™ Glidecath™ R.A.V.I. MG1/MG2 Shape

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