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Where did our name come from?

We’re called Q’Apel for the Qu’Appelle River, a waterway that winds through Saskatchewan, Canada. Why? Because this pristine river charts a winding path, full of twists, turns, and straightaways alike. That’s what we do, too. Our cutting-edge products—neurological catheters, specifically—are designed to navigate the twists and turns of the brain’s neurovasculature, empowering therapeutic thrombectomy and cerebral aneurysm devices to deliver life-changing outcomes.

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Wahoo for clinicians.

Wahoo is a dual-mode catheter that allows physicians to easily switch between tracking and support modes on demand during a clinical case. In a sea of access catheters, Wahoo swims alone, putting control into the clinicians hands in the most time-sensitive, urgent moments they encounter.

How Wahoo works.

Inject 0.2cc of saline, and Wahoo goes into track mode, becoming soft and flexible for tracking into distal neurovasculature. Apply vacuum and Wahoo transitions into support mode, maintaining its shape and resisting bending.

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Wahoo preparation videos.

From its sleek fabrication to its powerful functionality, Wahoo is designed to deliver. And these handy video resources ensure you have the answers you need at your fingertips.

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Peel-Away Introducer Administration

Get a quick overview of unpacking the Wahoo materials and administering the Peel-Away Introducer.

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Mode Control Syringe Preparation & Attachment

Walk through the simple prep of Wahoo’s inflation port and attachment of the Mode Control Syringe. No valve necessary.

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Catheter Internal Lumen Flush

View a quick video on how to flush the internal lumen of Wahoo.

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Physicians rave about Q’Apel

“Q'Apel’s 072 Wahoo Catheter has unparalleled support and trackability. The Wahoo navigates amazingly well in track mode and provides great support for device deployment.”

Jan Vargas Machaj, MD

Prisma Heath, Greenville, SC

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Ready to try Wahoo?

My FDA-cleared technology has been consistently supported in clinical literature—but I’m always eager to show what I can do firsthand.

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