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Scanning Systems, Ultrasonic, Intravascular

Definition : Scanning systems that include an ultrasonic scanner, high-frequency (typically 20 and 30 MHz) miniature transducers mounted on the tip of a catheter, intravascular analysis package software, an image recorder (e.g., videocassette), and a printer. Some systems include color-flow mapping capabilities. Intravascular ultrasonic scanning systems produce 360-degree (cross-sectional) images of blood vessels for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, including the identification of arterial plaque and vessel lesions, the measurement of vessel dimensions and stenosis, the monitoring of balloon angioplasty and atherectomy procedures, and the deployment of intravascular stents.

Entry Terms : "Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Systems" , "Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Imaging Systems" , "Ultrasound Scanners, Intravascular" , "Scanners, Ultrasonic, Intravascular" , "Intravascular Ultrasonic Scanners" , "Vascular Scanners"

UMDC code : 17746

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Interson Corp Medical Instruments

Company Type: Parent

Interson Corporation, located in Silicon Valley, has been a leading manufacturer of ultrasound imaging probes since 1989. Interson supports original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as well as end users, providing them with a wide array of ultrasound probes. Our customers depend on Interson for the transducer that will provide them with superior imaging quality and exceptional reliability.

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