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SilverHawk Plaque Excision System with Proprietary MEC Technology

Remove the Plaque. Preserve Treatment Options.

The SilverHawk Plaque Excision System is a device used to remove plaque that blocks arteries and interrupts blood flow. Unlike other methods of restoring bloodflow, the SilverHawk removes the obstruction – plaque build-up – instead of simply compressing it against the vessel wall.

The SilverHawk device is capable of removing significant amounts of plaque without overstretching the artery, which can cause barotrauma. Hundreds of milligrams of plaque are routinely removed from the arteries treated with the SilverHawk. By removing plaque, the SilverHawk creates an open channel for adequate blood flow without stretching the vessel.

  • Precision laser-drilled micro vent holes maximize tissue capture by utilizing innovative MEC Technology.  
  • Up to 30% increase in tissue capacity compared to LS device without MEC Technology  

MEC Technology - SilverHawk LS-M incorporates the use of MEC (Micro Efficient Compression) Technology, which is a breakthrough advancement allowing greater tissue storage in the tip via micro vent holes.
Product Spec
SilverHawk® Peripheral Plaque Excision Catheter
Product Name Product Catalog Number Crossing Profile (in) Vessel Diameter (mm) Tip Length (cm) Sheath Compatibility
(Large Vessel Standard Tip with MEC™)
P4052 0.105
(2.7 mm)
4.5 - 7.0 6 7/8
(Large Vessel Xtended Tip with MEC™)
P4055 0.105
(2.7 mm)
4.5 - 7.0 9 7/8
(Medium Vessel Standard Tip with MEC™)
P4056 0.105
(2.7 mm)
4.5 - 7.0 6 8
(Small Vessel Xtended Tip)
P4023 0.095
(2.4 mm)
3.0 - 3.5 4.23 7
(Small Vessel Xtra Long Tip)
P4033 0.095
(2.4 mm)
3.0 - 3.5 7.2 7
(Small Vessel Standard Tip)
P4030 0.090
(2.3 mm)
3.0 - 3.5 2.6 7
(Extra Small Vessel Xtra Long Tip)
P4044 0.080
(2.0 mm)
2.0 - 3.0 6 6
(Extra Small Vessel Standard Tip)
P4034 0.075
(1.9 mm)
2.0 - 3.0 2.2 6
(Distal Vessel Standard Tip)
P4028 0.073
(1.9 mm)
1.5 - 2.0 2.6 6

The SilverHawk Peripheral Plaque Excision System is intended for use in atherectomy of the peripheral vasculature. The catheter is NOT intended for use in the coronary, carotid, iliac or renal vasculature.

Indications, contraindications, warnings and instructions for use can be found in the product labeling supplied with each device. CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician.