Powerful mechanical thrombectomy performance
ANGIOJET uses high pressure saline to create a vacuum at the tip of the catheter to break up and remove thrombus.
Saline jets travel backwards at high speed to create a negative pressure zone (less than -600 mmHg) causing a powerful vacuum effect.
Cross-StreamTM windows optimize the fluid flow for more effective thrombus removal.
Thrombus is drawn into the catheter where it is fragmented by the jets and evacuated from the body.
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Only Boston Scientific supplies thrombectomy solutions for every level of thrombus burden, with proven performance and minimal complications.
SPIROFLEX™ ANGIOJET thrombectomy of a native coronary artery in a patient presenting with a ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to stent thrombosis.
Following PTCA with stenting, final TIMI flow was 3; final thrombus grade was 0.
As in this case, patients presenting with recurrent thrombosis over a long stented segment often have a large thrombus burden.
The ANGIOJET Thrombectomy System is ideal to treat patients with a considerable amount of large thrombus and in this patient the ANGIOJET successfully removed a significant thrombus from the mid and distal RCA making definitive treatment easier and reestablishing TIMI 3 flow.
This case demonstrates the utility of mechanical thrombectomy with the ANGIOJET SYSTEM in a patient presenting with a STEMI secondary to stent thrombosis and a substantial thrombus burden in the culprit vessel.
Study and cines courtesy of Jeffrey Chambers, MD, Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute, Minneapolis, MN. Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.
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The C-Code used for the ANGIOJET Thrombectomy System is C1757. C-Codes are used for hospital outpatient device reporting for Medicare and some private payers.
Note: Boston Scientific Corporation is not responsible for correct use of codes on submitted claims; this information does not constitute reimbursement or legal advice.