|Venture Round, 6/11 ||$10M|
Access Scientific, Inc. designs, develops, and commercializes medical devices that provide over-wire vascular access. Its products include PICC WAND, which enables clinicians to insert a radiopaque peelable sheath using a thin-walled/echogenic needle and the accelerated seldinger technique (AST); and POWER WAND, an extended dwell peripheral IV catheter for power-injectable vascular access. The companyâ€™s WAND AST enables over-wire insertion of sheaths and catheters to reduce the risks of lost cannulation, contamination, embolism, and accidental needlestick injury. Access Scientific, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is based in San Diego, California.