Technology | October 17, 2007

MEDRAD Injection System Senses Media Pooling, Stops Injection

The MEDRAD Stellant CT Injection System provides saline flush capabilities and protocol options.

The DualFlow upgrade enables simultaneous injection of contrast and saline while the XDS detects the start of an extravasation by directly sensing contrast media pooling under the skin and automatically stopping injection until a clinician can examine the patient.

The Spectris Solaris EP MR Injection System, also featured at RSNA, promises enhanced power management performance through longer battery life and an Integrated Continuous Battery Charger (iCBC) option.

For current and emerging needs in the MR environment, the newest MR injector from the MEDRAD is compatible with all magnet strengths up to 3.0T, according to its manufacturer.
The MEDRAD Avanta is an advanced fluid management system that is reportedly flexible enough for multiple cardiac imaging applications.

It is intended to inject contrast in variable mode at low flow rates and low pressures for coronary and small vessels, fixed mode at high flow rates and high-pressure injections for larger vessels and peripherals and fixed mode for saline flushing.

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