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About Access Scientific

Access Scientific (ASI) is dedicated to establishing a new standard of over-wire vascular access by commercializing its WAND technology. Designed to provide fast, safe, simple methods of catheter insertion, The WAND enables clinicians to perform the Accelerated Seldinger Technique (AST).On May 13, 2020, Access Scientific was acquired by Smiths Medical. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

12526 High Bluff Drive Suite 360

San Diego, California, 92130,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Access Scientific

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Access Scientific is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Medical Devices.


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Access Scientific Patents

Access Scientific has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Catheters
  • Interventional radiology
  • Medical equipment
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Medical equipment, Catheters, Medical terminology, Interventional radiology, Implants (medicine)


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Related Topics

Medical equipment, Catheters, Medical terminology, Interventional radiology, Implants (medicine)



Access Scientific Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Access Scientific's headquarters?

    Access Scientific's headquarters is located at 12526 High Bluff Drive, San Diego.

  • What is Access Scientific's latest funding round?

    Access Scientific's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Access Scientific raise?

    Access Scientific raised a total of $27.05M.

  • Who are the investors of Access Scientific?

    Investors of Access Scientific include Smiths Medical, Endeavour Capital, Wasserstein & Co., CAC Corporation, Embark Healthcare and 4 more.

  • Who are Access Scientific's competitors?

    Competitors of Access Scientific include TherOx, arstasis, Bioconnect Systems, GRAFTcath, Hemosphere and 11 more.

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Vascular Closure Systems

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