Teleflex to Showcase the MANTA™ Vascular Closure Device from the Recently Acquired Essential Medical, Inc. at the Annual Meeting of the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) 2019, in Leipzig, Germany, on January 22-25

Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, surgical and cardiac care, will showcase the MANTA„¢ Vascular Closure Device as well as its portfolio for peripheral interventions at the Annual Meeting of the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) 2019, in Leipzig, Germany.

With the acquisition of Essential Medical, Inc., Teleflex now offers the CE Marked MANTA„¢ Vascular Closure Device specifically designed for closure of large bore arteriotomies following procedures utilizing devices or sheaths ranging in size from 10F to 18F (with maximum outer diameters up to 25F). In its CE Mark study, the MANTA„¢ Device demonstrated rapid and reliable hemostasis with its resorbable collagen-based technology and complication rates that were similar to surgical and suture-based closure methods.1

Clinicians worldwide rely on the quality and proven clinical utility of our peripheral intervention portfolio with products such as Turnpike Catheters, Supercross Microcatheters, the Pronto Extraction Catheter, Micro Elite„¢ and Expro Elite„¢ Snares and the Hunter„¢ Biopsy Sealing Device. The MANTA„¢ Vascular Closure Device is not commercially available in the United States.

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of peoples lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit

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1. Van Mieghem NM, Latib A, van der Heyden J, van Gils L, et al. Percutaneous Plug-Based Arteriotomy Closure Device for Large-Bore Access: A Multicenter Prospective Study. JACC: Cardiovasc Intervent. 2017;10(6):613-619.

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