2010 Galleries

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Galleries // 2010 Spark:Pro // Jetstream Atherectomy System

Jetstream Atherectomy System

Winner - Silver

Competition: Spark:Pro
Designer: Carbon Design Team
Design Type: Health, Medical Device
Company / Organization / School: Carbon Design

Peripheral Arterial Disease affects millions, raising risks for heart attack, stroke, and amputation. Pathway Medical Technologies developed an innovative, adjustable-diameter cutting tip that removes plaque without causing trauma to arterial walls. The system pumped saline into the cutting site while also suctioning out a debris-filled mix of saline and blood. It needed significant refinement to minimize complexity and ensure safe treatment. Pathway enlisted us to help develop this into a safe, easy-to-use system.