Applicable product standard:
sterile, single-use intravascular introducers, dilators and guidewires (ISO/DIS 11070:2013). The product is not certified or availble in the USA.
MR image (1.5 tesla, GRE) showing discrete markers in the tip and distal from the tip create MRI image artefacts tested by ASTM F2119. The image above shows the artifacts evenly distributed over a guide wire inserted in the right renal artery, followed by ballon dilatation, pull-back of catheter and stenting (large artifact). For more details see Kos et al (2009)