FDA Clears Medtronic Aspiration System

January 17, 2018

Medtronic’s neurovascular business unit received FDA clearance for its Riptide Aspiration System.

The system features the company’s Arc Catheter, Riptide Aspiration Tubing, Riptide Aspiration Pump and Riptide Collection Canister.

It is intended to aid clinicians in removing blood clots using the Arc Catheter to restore blood flow in ischemic stroke patients.

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