Innova Vascular today announced the successful early commercial use of its Laguna Thrombectomy System in California.
The first physicians to use the system — Dr. Raj Khalsa and Dr. John Moriarty — reported positively after their initial cases.
Khalsa touted the system’s easy preparation, strong trackability in challenging anatomies and effective clot extraction.
“The design, with simplicity in mind, is a significant advantage in high-risk procedures,” Khalsa said. “With increasing awareness of venous thromboembolism, the Innova system joins the ranks of a select few large-bore thrombectomy systems, with a remarkably efficient solution that offers substantial value to the healthcare system.”
Moriarty called Laguna a valuable addition to existing therapeutic options for venous thromboembolism.
“The system offers excellent navigability and ease of use enabling operators at all skill levels to remove clots ef…