June 01, 2018

#890. High precision medical device parts maker!

      “ASAHI INTECC” is the leading manufacturer of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary angioplasty guide wires, indispensable medical treatment devices for angina pectoris and myocardial infarction.

The company started their business by selling fine stainless ropes in 1976. Later that, they have developed PTCA guide wires and guiding catheters for patients suffering angina pectoris in 1992. Since then, they have been improving their products and gained much appreciation in the medical field all over the world. Grand scale surgical operations like coronary artery bypass grafting operation used to be a standard procedure for the patients who suffers from serious angina pectoris or myocardial infarction. But, the appearance of PTCA treatment completely turned it to catheter treatment, inserting a catheter tube into a blood vessel inside of the crotch or wrist and widen the contracted area of vessel. PTCA is quite beneficial for patients because it give them less pain, shorter term of hosipitalization, earlier return to the society and less financial burden. Nowadays, PTCA is a mainstream of treatment for coronary artery related disease.

Aichi Prefecture

Comments from Organizer

The company has developed more advanced device like guide wires for cerebral catheter and gained attention from medical professions globally.