Image Guided Therapy for structural heart repairs: combining live ultrasound and X-ray
Specifically designed for use in the cath lab, the EPIQ CVxi with EchoNavigator is Philips’ third-generation interventional solution to streamline communication between the interventional cardiologist and the echocardiographer during complex interventional exams, improving patient care and enhancing workflow. Combining live ultrasound and X-ray information into one intuitive view, EchoNavigator helps interventional cardiologists oversee procedures along with the location of key anatomical structures. In addition, MultiVue provides more flexibility when using 3D during diagnostic or interventional procedures as the clinician can see multiple and flexible views at once.
Philips will showcase the EPIQ CVx and CVxi at the 2018 European Society of Cardiology at Stand #H200, Hall A3 at the Messe in Munich, Germany. For more information about Philips’ presence at ESC 2018, visit www.philips.com/esc, and follow @PhilipsLiveFrom for #ESCCongress updates.
 Results obtained during user demonstrations performed in December 2017 with the EPIQ CVx and the iE33 systems. The research was designed and supervised by Use-Lab GmbH, an independent and objective engineering consultancy and user interface design company. The tests involved 42 clinicians from 17 countries. The various types of cardiac customer segments represented were adult diagnostics and interventional, adult diagnostics, and pediatric diagnostics and interventional.
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