Lightning Flash 2.0

Next-gen software for the removal of venous
thrombus and the treatment of PE



Lightning Flash and Lightning Flash catheter

CAVT – Computer Assisted Vacuum Thrombectomy

  • Lightning Flash 2.0​

    The updated algorithms have been designed​ to:​

    • Augment thrombus removal with the optimized valve cadence aka “Gallop Mode”.​
    • Enhance sensitivity to thrombus/blood all in an optimal catheter profile.​
    • Simplify the procedure with streamlined audiovisual cues.

    Designed for Accelerated Clot Detection and Removal

    Dual Clot Detection Algorithms ​

    • Pressure differential and flow-based algorithms designed for:
      • Quicker clot detection1
      • Quicker patent flow detection to reduce potential blood loss1
    • Gallop Mode: The most advanced thrombectomy algorithm designed for expedited VTE clot removal

    MaxID Technology

    • Comparable to IDs of large-bore catheters while maintaining a lower profile
    • Laser-cut stainless steel hypotube

    1. Compared to Indigo® System Lightning® 12

    • 16 F sheath compatibility​​
    • 80 cm (HTORQ Tip), 100 cm (XTORQ and HTORQ Tips), and 115 cm (HTORQ Tip)​ working lengths
    • Packaged with 6 F Select Catheter with BER Tip (HTORQ) or H1 Tip (XTORQ)
    • Lightning Flash Illustration of lengths, widths and specifications that are listed above


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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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