Royal Philips Offers Veradius X-Ray System

 

July 6, 2009

Royal Philips Electronics' Veradius X-ray system is a mobile C-arm with a super thin, flat detector.

Veradius is designed to give the surgeon more flexibility and improve patient care by streamlining workflow and improving image quality, the company said. The system also includes an additional monitor on the C-arm stand, enabling the operator an unobstructed view of the live image.

The flat detector on the Veradius frees up valuable space during challenging procedures and gives surgeons more space to see their team and patient. Less obtrusive, the flat detector doesn't block eye contact, thereby improving communication.

The company said Veradius helps reduce the radiation dose received by patients and staff by using a combination of advanced imaging technologies. Philips’ unique beam filters reduce patient skin X-ray dose by 40 percent over conventional filters, and the pulsed fluoroscopy mode can reduce X-ray dose by up to 75 percent. The Veradius can be used for a full range of procedures, from orthopedic surgery and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair to coronary angiography and neuro stimulation.