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    Indigo® Aspiration System IDE Trial for Acute Pulmonary Embolism Meets Primary Safety and Efficacy Endpoints

    “The positive results of the EXTRACT-PE trial, the first prospective safety and efficacy study of the Indigo Aspiration System, are a step forward in building needed clinical evidence around catheter-based embolectomy in patients with acute pulmonary embolism,” said Akhilesh Sista, MD, FSIR, FAHA, EXTRACT-PE national principal investigator, chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at NYU-Langone School of Medicine, and vice chair of the recently published Interventional Therapies for Acute Pulmonary Embolism guidelines from the American Heart Association.

    First Patient Enrolled in Study of Aspiration for Thrombus Removal in Coronary Vessels

    The CHEETAH study, a prospective, multi-center U.S. study to evaluate the safety and performance of the Indigo System with CAT RX Aspiration Catheter in the coronary vessels. Introduced in 2018, as part of the Indigo Aspiration System, the Indigo CAT RX Aspiration Catheters and Indigo Separator™ 4 are indicated for the removal of fresh, soft emboli and thrombi from vessels in the coronary and peripheral vasculature. 

    Latest Stroke Thrombectomy Aspiration Technology

    The Penumbra JET 7 Reperfusion Catheter with XTRA FLEX technology is the latest advancement in the Penumbra System JET – ENGINE family of products, which was launched last September.

    Penumbra Launches Latest Advancements in Stroke Thrombectomy Aspiration Technology

    9/4/18;“The JET 7 Reperfusion Catheter with its advanced tracking technology and large 0.072” aspiration lumen is the most advanced device for stroke. In my clinical experience, I was able to easily and quickly navigate the JET 7 through tortuous anatomy to the face of the clot and achieve full revascularization after a single pass,” said Alejandro M. Spiotta, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.

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