Technology | August 29, 2006

IVUS for Imaging within the Heart, Vessels Aids Diagnosis

With the iLab Ultrasound Imaging System physicians can see images inside the heart and inside coronary and peripheral arteries to assist with diagnosis.
The system can be directly installed into the cardiac cath lab or radiology suite, allowing physicians to incorporate intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) technology into their procedures immediately. Reflected sound waves create a cross-sectional image from within the vessel or heart to aid in visualizing vessel and heart structure. IVUS technology also provides physicians with a better understanding of blocked vessels.

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