Innova Vascular has positive early commercial data for thrombectomy system

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…

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Cardiovascular Systems, Innova Vascular partner to develop thrombectomy devices

Cardiovascular Systems (NSDQ:CSII) this week announced that it has partnered with Innova Vascular to develop a full line of thrombectomy devices.

Under the terms of the agreement, Cardiovascular Systems will provide financing to Innova for the development of thrombectomy devices to remove blood clots from arteries and veins. Through an acquisition option agreement, Cardiovascular Systems will have exclusive rights to acquire the devices upon Innova’s completion of key technical, regulatory and clinical milestones.

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