Lightning 12

Computer Assisted Vacuum Thrombectomy For Venous Thrombus & Treatment of PE

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

Computer Assisted, Maximized Clot Engagement

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

  • Computer Assisted Vacuum Thrombectomy

    • 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 maximized clot extraction​
      • HTORQ and XTORQ Tips
    • Powered by Penumbra ENGINE®, designed to maximize 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

Indigo System

Lightning Arterial, Venous, and
Pulmonary Applications

Moving the Field Forward with
Computer-Aided Aspiration

EVT, July 2022

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Images used with permission and provided for illustrative purposes only. Procedural techniques and decisions based on physician’s medical judgment. Individual results may vary. Consents on file at Penumbra, Inc.


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