News | October 17, 2006

Hospitals Plug in Customizable IVUS

First U.S. installations of Volcano Corp.’s s5i IVUS (intravascular ultrasound) imaging system have been completed at: Columbia Presbyterian in New York, NY; Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA; Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC; and UNC in Chapel Hill, NC.

IVUS integration has also taken place at smaller community hospitals including Katherine Shaw Bethea in Dixon, IL, Western Medical in Anaheim, CA, and Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, CO.

The European launch of the s5i product has also taken place, with the first sites including: Thoraxcenter Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Cardiologisch Centrum Aalst, Belgium; Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris-Sud, Massy, France; Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France; West Deutsches HerzZentrum, Essen, Germany; and Uniklinik Kiel, Germany.

A series of customizable components enables Volcano to tailor an integrated IVUS solution to the unique user and workflow needs for any vendor's cath lab type or configuration.

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