Navigation Links
Traxtal to Introduce Next-Generation PercuNav System Cart at SIR Annual Scientific Meeting
Date:3/2/2009

Small, Light, Ergonomic PercuNav System Cart Allows Easier Operation and Improved Workflow for Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology

TORONTO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Traxtal Inc., the pioneer and world leader in image guided soft tissue navigation, will introduce a newly designed system cart for the PercuNav interventional imaging and navigation system for soft tissue at Booth # 322 of the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) Annual Scientific Meeting, March 7-12 in San Diego, CA.

"The new cart is straightforward to use and really improves the workflow," said Neil Glossop, President and CEO of Traxtal. "We believe that interventional radiologists will appreciate the reduced footprint, easier operation and ergonomic design of the new system cart."

PercuNav is a GPS for medical instruments, designed to make interventional radiology procedures more accurate while reducing contrast, radiation dose and interventional CT time. The PercuNav system works with single imaging modalities such as CT, MR or ultrasound and fused multimodality images including PET/CT and CT/Ultrasound.

Enhancements to the PercuNav system cart include:

  • Smaller and lighter for reduced space requirements and greater maneuverability
  • Integrated control panel with dedicated pushbutton functions for easier operation
  • Ergonomic design and adjustable parts for operator comfort and efficiency
  • Better display quality for improved performance
  • Optimized interface for assisted or unassisted physician operation
  • Fully integrated support of all PercuNav 2.0 software features

About the PercuNav System

Instrument Tip Tracking and Navigation

The PercuNav system is the only computer assisted, image-guided interventional and diagnostic system cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for all imaging modalities. It tracks the tips of flexible and rigid instruments as they are navigated inside the patient and displays the instrument position and orientation on pre-procedure, intra-procedure and fused multimodality images. A wide range of tracked instrumentation is available including biopsy devices, RFA introducers, ultrasound trackers and probes, some as small as 0.75mm (22G).

Image Fusion

In addition to single modality navigation, PercuNav also synchronizes CT, MR, PET/CT and rotational fluoroscopy images with live ultrasound, combining the best attributes of each modality. The system can guide the user to corresponding locations in different modalities for greater certainty in target identification, while compensating for patient motion and respiration. It provides interventional radiologists and sonographers with the broadest image fusion capabilities available for soft tissue navigation.

For more information, please visit the company's website: http://www.traxtal.com.

About Traxtal Inc.

Traxtal, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is the world leader and proven pioneer in the innovation, development and manufacture of computer assisted soft tissue navigation technologies. Introduced in 2007, its PercuNav system is the only image-guided diagnostic and interventional system cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that supports all imaging modalities, and the only such system that features a broad range of flexible and rigid instruments. Traxtal was founded in 1996 to focus exclusively on the advanced design of instrumentation for image guided intervention, and has extensive experience in image guided intervention as an OEM supplier of custom designed tools since 1997.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Traxtal Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Traxtal Highlights PercuNav Systems Powerful Capabilities for Diagnostic Imaging
2. New Innovation for Battling Number One Killer in America Introduced by Eniva Nutraceutics
3. Smith & Nephew Introduces Metal Liner Option for the Modular R3(TM) Acetabular Cup System
4. GE Healthcare Introduces New Web-Based Diagnostic Viewer with Workflow Integration and Streaming Technology for Hospitals in Asia
5. VVA Introduces Collaboration Between Veterans and Private Sector to Address Healthcare Needs for Vets
6. United Spinal Association Introduces The Veterans Health Council: Improving Veterans Health through Information and Advocacy
7. The Chopra Center Introduces Mind-body Health Programs for Spanish Speakers: Chopra en Espanol Connects Spanish Speakers Worldwide to Deepak Chopra and David Simons Global Message of Wellness
8. University of the Rockies Introduces Mental Health Administration Specialization for Psych Majors
9. Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act of 2009 Introduced in 111th U.S. Congress
10. Vietnam Veterans of America Introduces First Collaboration Between Veterans and Private Sector to Address Healthcare Needs for Vets
11. Lifetime Caps Bill Introduced
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize ... Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into ... Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a ... area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are ... many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme mood shifts ... upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was a knife ... and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving on the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Amanda Cheng, an ... Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas of orthodontics, including robotic Suresmile ... orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct to orthodontic treatment. It can ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- MedSource announced today that it has selected Datatrial,s ... choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s commitment to ... by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data capture (EDC) ... the EDC platform of choice in exchange for ... long been a preferred EDC platform by our ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... startling report released today, National Safety Council research shows ... plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. Prescription Nation ... the worst drug crisis in recorded U.S. history, assigned a "Making ... , New Mexico , Tennessee ... states, three – Michigan , Missouri ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune to enter. The US ... will serve to drive considerable growth for effective anti-influenza medications. ... cap sales considerably, but development is still in its infancy. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: