Acist Medical Systems, a Bracco Group company, is a pioneer and market leader of advanced contrast imaging system technology in the fields of cardiology and radiology with a global clinical presence in over 40 countries. The company directly employs over 220 people worldwide, with the majority located at its newly expanded corporate headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Device manufacturing, research and development, technical and customer service, and all other corporate functions are performed from these offices in support of the global marketplace. Two other regional offices in Europe and Asia further coordinate local sales and system activities. Acist is dedicated to helping clinicians provide the best patient care possible, by delivering innovative solutions that aid in obtaining quality images with greater ease and control during every procedure, in every case.
Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays hemodynamic pressure drop points in an overlay on live angiographic images, matching up the iFR readings with corresponding lesions. The system is supposed to speed diagnostic decision making and help guide percutaneous revascularization procedures.