Hemolysis comparison between the OmniSonics OmniWave Endovascular System and the Possis AngioJet in a porcine model.

PURPOSE To compare the degree of hemolysis generated during use of the ultrasound-based OmniSonics OmniWave Endovascular System and the Possis AngioJet connected to an Xpeedior-6 catheter. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twelve 64-145-kg Yorkshire pigs were used as the model because their weight, blood volume, and vessel diameters are comparable to that of adult… CONTINUE READING