Lightning 12

Computer-Aided Mechanical Thrombectomy For Venous Thrombus & Treatment of PE

Close up of Lightning 12 with close up of Lightning 12 catheter, Penumbra Engine, and Separator

Computer-Aided, Maximised Clot Engagement

Designed for frontline venous thrombus removal and for the treatment of pulmonary embolism

  • Computer-Aided Mechanical Aspiration

    • Microprocessor with proprietary thrombus removal algorithm

    Clot Detection

    • Automatic valve control

    Intraprocedural Audio-Visual Cues

    • Designed to help operator identify thrombus location

    Catheter Design

    • Atraumatic laser-cut hypotube design​
      • Dependable deliverability
    • Two angled tip shapes for maximised clot extraction​
      • HTORQ and XTORQ Tips
    • Powered by Penumbra ENGINE, designed to maximise aspiration for powerful,​ deep vacuum
    • 12 F (4.04 mm) sheath compatibility
    • 100 cm (HTORQ and XTORQ Tips) and 115 cm (HTORQ Tip) working lengths
    • .014–.038″ (.36–.97 mm) wire platform
    • Compatible with Separator™ 12
    • Packaged with Lightning Aspiration Tubing

    Lightning 12 Illustration of lengths, widths and specifications listed above



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