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  • Penumbra Launches Lightning Flash 2.0 – Latest CAVT Technology Designed to Rapidly Remove Blood Clots

    • Lightning Flash™ 2.0 features advanced computer assisted vacuum thrombectomy (CAVT) software, designed for increased efficiency and sensitivity to enhance removal of venous thrombus and treatment of pulmonary emboli (PE)
    • Combined with streamlined audio-visual feedback, Lightning Flash 2.0 is designed to enable physicians to restore blood flow more quickly and further minimize blood loss

    ALAMEDA, Calif., April 23, 2024  Penumbra, Inc. (NYSE: PEN), the world’s largest thrombectomy company, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and launch of Lightning Flash™ 2.0, the next generation computer assisted vacuum thrombectomy (CAVT) system to remove venous thrombus and treat pulmonary emboli (PE). Lightning Flash 2.0 features advanced Lightning Flash algorithms, designed for increased speed and sensitivity to thrombus and blood flow. These new advancements combined with Penumbra’s novel catheter technology allow physicians to better navigate the body’s complex anatomy and deliver high power for clot removal with possible minimal blood loss.

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