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Rapid Medical™ Completes Successful Ischemic Stroke Procedures with the World’s First Robotic Thrombectomy Device

The procedures utilized an AI-powered, robotic TIGERTRIEVER to automate and optimize personalized treatments

YOKNEAM, Israel & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rapid Medical™, a leading developer of advanced neurovascular devices, announces the first successful robotic thrombectomy in Medellín, Colombia. Two patients were treated with the Robotic TIGERTRIEVER™, the first endovascular thrombectomy device that adapts autonomously to the patient’s anatomy.

The AI-powered TIGERTRIEVER removes stroke-causing blood clots during first-in-man procedures in Colombia. Rapid Medical’s portfolio of active technology allows greater procedural personalization, which is enhanced with AI workflow. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Automating stroke procedures is a significant advancement for the medical field,” emphasizes Dr. Boris Pabón, the endovascular neurosurgeon at Angiosur who performed the first-in-man procedures. “Robotic clot removal achieves a level of precision that surpasses interventional capabilities. The robotic TIGERTRIEVER gives me direct insight into the vessel characteristics and senses what I cannot–truly remarkable.”

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