CX 2012: Elevating the Boundaries of Interventional Imaging with Mobile C-arms
LONDON and NUREMBERG, Germany, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Ziehm Imaging, leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of mobile C-arms presents its award-winning product portfolio at this year's Charing Cross Symposium in London. Together with Xograph (http://www.xograph.com), its UK distribution partner, Ziehm Imaging showcases tailored solutions for vascular specialists, interventional radiologists and cardiologists to provide them with a flexible, cost-efficient alternative to fixed installed systems without reducing the imaging capabilities.
The innovative imaging portfolio displayed at stand 306 comprises:
- Ziehm Vision RFD: the ideal C-arm for complex interventional procedures in the hybrid OR
- SmartVascular software: for optimized vascular workflows
- Ziehm Vision R: a powerful C-arm that offers almost unlimited fluoroscopy and completely new imaging possibilities in vascular surgery
High-quality images for complex interventions
The Ziehm Vision RFD hybrid edition features innovative flat-panel technology and delivers high-resolution images with over 16,000 shades of gray and a resolution of 1.5k x 1.5k pixels. The detector is not affected by magnetic fields, making it ideal for procedures in interventional radiology. It delivers distortion-free, high-resolution images even when close to MR scanners. The squared display format creates a significantly larger visible area with up to 60 percent more information per X-ray than conventional image intensifiers.
"The image quality is comparable to many fixed imaging systems. Very often, I forget that I am using a mobile system", confirms Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD from Arizona Heart Institute. "I perform percutaneous or catheter-based interventions, on complex aortic problems, such as aortic aneurysms. One of the more innovative procedures I perfo