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inTRAvent LLC


  • Trauma – Medical Device

Principal Investigator(s) and Department


  • Annual costs from traumatic brain injury in the United States and European Union exceed $120 billion.
  • TBI is the most common cause of permanent disability in people younger than 40.
  • Raised intracranial pressure (ICP) is the main cause of death in 20 percent of all TBI patients.

Clinical Problem

False passes can result in:

  • Motor and/or sensory deficits
  • Additional brain damage
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Infection
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Death

Disruptive Solution:

  • OnePass EVD (external ventricular drain) incorporates imaging technology to enable superior accuracy of EVD placement.