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Simona Zannetti returns to Medtronic to lead aortic business

Medtronic recently announced that Simona Zannetti has been appointed as the general manager of its aortic business.  Zannetti previously spent 21 years at Medtronic. She...

First patient enrolled in STORM-PE RCT evaluating Penumbra’s Lightning Flash for...

Penumbra today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in STORM-PE, a prospective, multicentre, randomised controlled trial (RCT) evaluating anticoagulation alone versus anticoagulation...

Penumbra expands computer-aided thrombectomy offering with Lightning Bolt 7 launch

Penumbra has announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and launch of Lightning Bolt 7, which the company claims is the most...

Penumbra launches new RED 43 reperfusion catheter for mechanical thrombectomy

Penumbra recently announced the launch of the latest addition to its RED family of catheter devices for mechanical thrombectomy, the RED 43 reperfusion catheter. According...
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Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of January 2023

January's top 10 highlights an individual patient data meta-analysis on the safety of carotid endarterectomy in the elderly and a new randomised trial on...
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Penumbra launches Lightning Flash mechanical thrombectomy system

Today, Penumbra announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and launch of its Lightning Flash mechanical thrombectomy system. "Lightning Flash features Penumbra's novel...

New data back Indigo aspiration system as “first-line treatment” for acute...

 Thomas Maldonado (New York University Medical Center, New York, USA) speaks to Vascular News at the 2022 Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) conference (31 October–3...
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Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of September 2022

September's top 10 highlights a randomised trial that aims to examine early endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) in women, new radiation safety guidelines from the...

Penumbra announces the European launch of the Indigo system with Lightning...

Penumbra has announced that its Indigo aspiration system with Lightning 7 and Lightning 12 have secured CE mark and are now commercially available in...

INDIAN registry results could shift the dial on use of Indigo...

 Gianmarco de Donato (Siena, Italy) discusses the findings from the INDIAN registry, which were presented during CX 2021 (Charing Cross Symposium; 19–22 April, online) and...

Penumbra announces US commercial availability of Indigo system Lightning 7

Penumbra today announced US commercial availability of the Indigo system Lightning 7. Lightning 7 expands Penumbra’s offering of the Indigo aspiration system with Intelligent...
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Results published from EXTRACT-PE trial of Penumbra’s Indigo aspiration system

Results from the EXTRACT-PE trial, which found that Penumbra’s Indigo aspiration system met its predefined safety and efficacy endpoints for the treatment of pulmonary...

Penumbra’s newest generation of Indigo aspiration system receives FDA clearance for...

Penumbra today announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for expanded indication of the latest iteration of the Indigo aspiration system, Lightning...
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Penumbra augments vascular franchise with latest Indigo System launch and newly...

The Indigo System Lightning 12 (Penumbra) is now commercially available in the USA, the company has revealed. In addition, Penumbra has announced the appointment...

VIVA 2019: Penumbra Indigo Aspiration system IDE trial for acute PE...

Penumbra today announced that the EXTRACT-PE trial successfully met the primary endpoints, demonstrating the safety and efficacy of the Indigo Aspiration system for aspiration...

Penumbra and VR company Sixense form joint venture MVI Health

Global healthcare company Penumbra has entered into a joint venture with virtual reality (VR) company Sixense Enterprises, for the purpose of exploring healthcare applications...