Navigation Links
Closest to Operating on a Live Patient - Simulated Training for Vascular Surgeons and Cardiologists
Date:5/1/2013

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is proud to announce the release of various training modules for the ANGIO Mentor™ endovascular simulator.

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/529202-a)

The Simbionix ANGIO Mentor is an innovative virtual reality training simulator, providing hands-on practice in a simulated environment for endovascular procedures. This multidisciplinary system provides a training solution for a variety of procedures. An ever-expanding library of modules supports the acquisition and honing of essential skills to build confidence and proficiency in endovascular techniques and procedures.

Teaching endovascular basic skills requires a teaching physician's time and attention, and may be unsafe if performed on a live patient. The first set of the new ANGIO Mentor modules is intended for novice physicians to acquire necessary fundamental skills both for basic level wire-catheter, and core electrophysiology skills. These modules are set in a game-like environment and will allow training in a user friendly, enjoyable and safe setting. For the first time physicians will have the opportunity to learn and practice in both non-anatomic and on an anatomical vascular model, in an interactive challenging setting.

The next set of modules is for practicing procedures for the treatment of structural heart diseases. These are demanding and complicated procedures, involving innovative technologies, which need to be learned in depth. One of the unique features of these modules is that they provide much needed practice in the introduction and interpretation of live ECHO (both ICE-Intra-Cardiac Echo, and TEE-Transesophageal Echo). The procedures covered are ASD (Atrial Septal Defect)/PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) Closure, LAA (Left Atrial Appendage) Closure, TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) and Transseptal Puncture.

Simbionix is also introducing self-guided cases for LAA Closure and Transseptal Puncture, in which the Cardiologist / Electrophysiologist may learn how to perform the procedure using the module's step-by-step real time instructions, visual aids and live procedure videos.

"We are maintaining our commitment and investment in the continuous education for endovascular surgeons in all phases of their career, from learning basic and fundamental skills through complicated and high risk procedures," said Inbal Mazor , Simbionix VP of Global Marketing. "Working hand-in-hand with the medical community and the medical device industry has helped us better understand the need to provide a cutting edge training experience within our simulation platform. These unique new modules join the ever-growing library of training modules being developed for the ANGIO Mentor, aimed to support the fast developments in the field of vascular interventions."

Experience the latest additions to the ANGIO Mentor at one of the following events during May- SCAI, May 8-11 in Orlando, Florida; HRS, May 8-11 in Denver, Colorado; ESVB, May 10-11, , France; and EuroPCR, May 21-24, France.

Simbionix USA Corporation is the world's leading provider of simulation, training and education products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry. The company is committed to delivering high quality products, advancing clinical performance and optimizing procedural outcomes.

Visit: http://www.simbionix.com, FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

Contact: Rebecca Levy , Manager of Marketing Communications, rebecca@simbionix.com , Tel: +1-216-2292040


'/>"/>
SOURCE Simbionix USA Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Cempra, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial and Operating Results
2. Pro-Dex, Inc. Appoints Richard Van Kirk Chief Operating Officer
3. Cempra, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2013 Financial and Operating Results, and Host Conference Call and Webcast on April 25, 2013
4. Leica Microsystems and Bausch + Lomb Sign Global Agreement for Surgical Operating Microscopes
5. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and VP of Business Development
6. Regeneron to Report First Quarter 2013 Financial and Operating Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on May 3, 2013
7. Hologic to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Operating Results on Monday, May 6, 2013
8. Dynamic Healthcare Services Acquires the operating assets of APO2, a Provider of Home Medical Equipment and Respiratory Therapy Products and Services in Hazleton, PA
9. MDHI Receives Strategic Investment to Continue Strong Growth - Moves into Positive Operating Cash Flow for March 2013 Quarter
10. MGC Diagnostics Corporation Reports 2013 First Fiscal Quarter Operating Results
11. Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. Operating Results for Six Months Ended December 31, 2012 and Recent Operating Activities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... 2016 Since its commercial introduction ... essential life science tool for conducting genetic studies in ... reveals in its new report that the industry sits ... powered by a range of new applications in the ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/694805 ) , Since the ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , Germany and GERMANTOWN, ... QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: ... licensing and co-development agreement with Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to develop ... be to develop and market PITX2 as a marker to ... high-risk breast cancer patients. "We are pleased to ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 As ... Expo earlier this month, the numbers and momentum of ... to climb into the billions, more research and development ... 4th Edition State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report  from ... data-analysis firm, much of the increase in sector is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... Like jewels in a crown, the ... – London is home to Ontario’s leading day spa and one of Canada’s few ... began with a unique concept to combine spa services with hair and beauty ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... WaterField Designs, ... digital-minded professionals, announces the waxed-canvas and leather Duo Dopp Kit , the ideal ... canvas or ballistic nylon, the Duo is smartly designed for Dad’s grooming ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... , ... May 31, 2016 , ... Spectrum Aquatics has ... new lift has been designed and built with the user in mind. , “Over ... consultants have informed us that an ADA 400 lbs lift is a necessary requirement ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... Interest ... a primary screening tool and as an orthogonal tool for RNAi hit validation. A ... functional and specific guide RNAs—allows rapid generation of CRISPR RNA (crRNA) collections in arrayed ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... TeaZa® Energy, LLC announces ... on World No Tobacco Day . The new flavor—Tropical TeaZa? Energy—will be ... this summer. , The new flavor is best described as a juicy, taste ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):