Updated on 28 March 2013
Three-dimensional representation enables better visualization in preparation for stenting and evaluation of the stent's position once placed. These advanced functionalities have previously only been available off-line. Three-dimensional vessel reconstruction offers a better picture, and real-time analysis streamlines workflow, potentially helping physicians diagnose their patients more quickly.
"We are very pleased to offer the Ilumien Optis system in Japan, which is a world leader in imaging technology utilization," said Mr William Phillips, president of St. Jude Medical, Japan. "The new system is the latest in PCI optimization technology, and helps physicians understand the needs of each patient, ultimately resulting in better medical decision making and overall cost-effective treatment."