Capturer 7F thrombus extraction catheter receives CE mark


iVascular has obtained CE mark for the thrombus extraction catheter Capturer 7F.

A company press release states that Capturer 7F has “outstanding extraction capacity” and “the highest aspiration speed capability on the market”. It is compatible with standard 0.014” guidewires, and is indicated for the manual extraction of fresh, soft thrombi from coronary and peripheral vasculature.

Capturer 7F is an addition to the existing range of iVascular, already including the Capturer 6F.

“We are excited about this new product to our portfolio,” said Lluis Duocastella, chief executive officer of iVascular. “Capturer 7F is the first of several new products that will join, in 2017, the range of products iVascular is offering. We are continuously looking forward to further support cardiovascular specialists in patients’ therapy.”