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 (, 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