Technology & Benefits

How does EKOS® work?

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The Thrombosis Barrier

Blood clots are tightly bound together in a fibrous mesh called fibrin. Fibrin blocks the flow of thrombolytic drugs, requiring a higher drug dose to be effective.



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With Acoustic Pulse

Our acoustic pulse field unwinds and thins fibrin to expose receptor sites.


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With Acoustic Pulse and Thrombolytic Drug

More drug reaches the entire clot, accelerating absorption.

 

Clinical Benefits



Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis™

  • Speeds time-to-clot dissolution.
  • Results in quality clinical outcomes.
  • Increases clot removal and enhances clinical improvement compared to either standard catheter-directed drug therapy or thrombectomy.14,15
  • Requires significantly shorter treatment times compared to standard CDT.2

Targets the Thrombus Safely

  • Lowers the risk of bleeding and other complications.14,1
  • Dissolves clots without damaging vessels, valves or walls.9

More Effective Drug Delivery

  • Reduces dosage requirements by as much as 68% compared to standard, catheter-directed drug therapy.1
  • Requires up to 4x less drug dosage than traditional systemic delivery.4,5

Superior Clot Clearance3,7

  • 48% greater drug absorption within 1 hour.16
  • 84% greater drug absorption within 2 hours. 16