Navigation Links
Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery Patients To Benefit From Innovative Fluorescence Imaging Technology
Date:3/16/2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Scottsdale announced that plastic and reconstructive surgeries may now benefit from an innovative imaging technology called the SPY Elite Fluorescence Imaging System. The use of SPY Elite may help surgeons to make critical decisions during surgery based on the quality of blood flow in vessels and micro vessels that provide oxygen to organs.  Most often called tissue perfusion or simply perfusion, adequate blood flow is critical to tissue health and the ability to visualize blood flow in real-time may assist surgeons in achieving lower rates of postoperative complications and improved surgical outcomes. The Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery is one of the first practices in the area to implement this advancement in surgery.

The ability to visualize perfusion intra-operatively may assist surgeons in many clinical decisions including where to make an incision and/ or how much tissue to remove during an operation. Today at the Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery, surgeons will utilize SPY Elite to see beyond what the human eye can see to help optimize patient outcomes.

SPY Elite uses a near-infrared low powered laser light source to stimulate a fluorescent imaging agent that has been injected into the blood stream. The fluorescent agent binds to the proteins in blood and circulates through the body. When stimulated by light, the agent emits a fluorescence signal of blood flowing through even the tiniest vessels and into tissue. The fluorescence is captured by a special camera and displayed on a monitor for the surgeon to review. Unlike traditional X-ray, which can be cumbersome to perform in surgery, the SPY Elite technology does not involve ionizing radiation and is considered extremely safe for patients and staff.

SPY Fluorescence technology was the first fluorescence imaging system cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration and is cleared for use in seven different applications including coronary artery bypass graft surgery, plastic, reconstructive and micro-surgery, colorectal surgery, organ transplant, cardiovascular and minimally invasive surgery.

About the Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery

At the Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Drs. Bryan Gawley and Ned Snyder IV have teamed up to combine their experience to provide patients with the best breast reconstructive procedures in the area. They specialize in flap procedures to provide patients with beautiful, natural-looking results.

Contact: Sherri Farris, 480-860-2173

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/arizona-center-for-reconstructive-breast-surgery-patients-to-benefit-from-innovative-fluorescence-imaging-technology-300424923.html


'/>"/>
SOURCE Arizona Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery
Copyright©2017 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved


Related medicine technology :

1. New Era in Medicine Comes to Arizona
2. Medbox Clients Lead the Way with Favorable Arizona Legal Ruling
3. Governor Jan Brewer Signs Arizonas Epinephrine Bill into Law Before Roomful of Advocates
4. Healthcare Trust of America CEO Scott D. Peters Presents at the Arizona State University Real Estate Council
5. Science Foundation Arizona Partners with AZCERT for Safe Medicines Initiative
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage Adds Scottsdale Healthcare to Medicare Advantage Network
7. University of Arizona Senior Earns SynCardias 1st Annual Anna Salazar Memorial Engineering Scholarship
8. Phoenix Arizona Hand Doctor Develops Revolutionary New Surgery System, Eliminates Need for Large Incisions
9. Arizonas Tin Man Gets a Donor Heart after 15 Months on the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
10. SynCardia 2014 Engineering Scholarship for Women Awarded to University of Arizona Junior Justine Bacchus
11. CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Medical Centers in Arizona and Illinois
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/10/2017)... , Oct. 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, ... solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared the results ... Adapter for improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. ... Vaccination Summit in May 2017 by Dr. Ondrej ... Department, World Health Organization (WHO), and recently published in ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... South Korea , Oct. 4, 2017  South ... its next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The ... chest compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency compared ... It also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of the ... The crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise $5,000. ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... Consulting, LLC , and named its founder as Diplomat,s ... Tennessee , will operate under Diplomat ... service offerings for health care partners to include IT ... "In an interoperable world, technology delivers comprehensive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes in the delivery of ... part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple Rehab participated with the ... as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan (LTC-MAP). The ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The ... the most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book ... have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare ... program management, will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the ... Convention and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the ... Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium ... a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health System ... Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired by ... and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):