ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Volcano Announces Limited Market Release of SyncVision(TM) Technology System

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  

Volcano Corp.
2870 Kilgore Rd.
Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670
USA



Press release date: April 25, 2014

New system allows co-registration of angiography with intravascular imaging (IVUS)

SAN DIEGO — Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision guided therapy tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today announced the commencement of its limited market release of its FDA cleared and CE marked technology SyncVision™, with cases being performed in the U.S. and Europe. SyncVision™ is currently installed in multiple limited market release sites throughout U.S. and Europe.

Volcano's SyncVision™ Technology System is an on-line image processing workstation for coronary catheterizations that allows the physician to navigate simultaneously on an angiogram and on an IVUS image in a single correlated view using co-registration of the Eagle EyeŽ Platinum catheter with x-ray angiography. SyncVision™ is designed to bring the detailed vessel, lumen and wall structure from angiography and the spatial localization of Volcano's intravascular ultrasound images within the coronary tree together in a co-registered view to facilitate more informed treatment decisions and more efficient, enhanced workflow performance.

"SyncVision™ is an important advancement in clinical IVUS imaging. It allows us to correlate significant IVUS findings with the corresponding spots on the angiogram. This addresses a challenging aspect of current practice in that it can be difficult to identify the precise spot needing treatment in translating the IVUS findings to the angiogram," commented Steven Goldberg, M.D., Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Washington Medical Center. "It also allows for simple and precise length measurements to help inform stent selection. Co-registration of different imaging modalities is currently the wave in interventional cardiology, and I think this is one of the most useful and user friendly co-registration formats I have seen. I believe that this truly represents the next generation in IVUS imaging."

"The co-registration with angiography makes of IVUS an entirely new instrument. As a regular IVUS user, I was impressed to see how it helps in making decisions based on intracoronary imaging," commented Javier Escaned, M.D., Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Hospital Clinico San Carlos.  "In addition, the angiographic tools incorporated in SyncVision™ are extremely helpful during coronary interventions. Image stabilization and digital enhancement based not only on cine but also on images under fluoroscopy is a great complement of IVUS in performing accurate stent optimization without geometric mismatch. My impression is that with this system we move into an entirely new era of integration of IVUS and angiography in clinical practice."?

"We are looking forward to sharing the SyncVision™ technology with a global audience next month at the EuroPCR meeting in Paris," said Joe Burnett, Executive Vice President. "We will showcase the technology with working systems at our booth and in the training village, as well as with expert panel discussions and live case presentations."

"We are thrilled about the benefits and precision that the use of SyncVision™ enables in concert with our Eagle Eye Platinum Catheter and the Angio +™ applications.  SyncVision™ will change the game in that it empowers easier and better interpretations of both IVUS and angio technologies that are designed to encourage quicker and confident decisions," said Scott Huennekens, President and Chief Executive Officer. "SyncVision™ Technology System demonstrates innovation in design and a commitment to our continued investments in Volcano solutions for our customers. This system further bolsters our portfolio of recent innovative releases with the iFRŽ modality, CORE™ Precision Guided System, and CORE™ Control Pad--all of which work to help improve patient outcomes and customer productivity."

SyncVision™ is expected to be in full market release later in 2014.  Additional product information is available at www.volcanocorp.com.

About Volcano Corporation
Volcano Corporation is revolutionizing the medical device industry with a broad suite of technologies that make imaging and therapy simpler, more informative and less invasive. Our products empower physicians around the world with a new generation of analytical tools that deliver more meaningful information - using sound and light as the guiding elements. Founded in cardiovascular care and expanding into other specialties, Volcano is changing the assumption about what is possible in improving patient outcomes by combining imaging and therapy together.

Source
Volcano Corporation

Contact:
Media
Tom Osypian
Volcano Corporation
tosypian@volcanocorp.com
858-720-4086

Web Site: http://www.volcanocorp.com


Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Health, Medical and Dental Supplies and Equipment
Vision Systems
 More New Product News from this company:
Microcatheter enhances control during complex procedures.
Digital IVUS Catheter features centimeter markings.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Verrata(TM) Pressure Guide Wire and iFRŽ Instant Wave-Free Ratio(TM) Software Modality will Be on Display at EuroPCR 2013[1]
Volcano Corporation Presentation at Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference to be Webcast
Volcano Corporation Presentation at Cowen Healthcare Conference To Be Webcast
Volcano Corporation Presentation at JP Morgan Conference to Be Webcast
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Medical Imaging Systems
Angiographic Systems


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address