News | Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) | October 02, 2019

IVUS and iFR Video Game App Training Offered by Philips and Level Ex

First of its kind gamified interventional cardiology training offered by large vendor to gain a working knowledge of its platforms 

This is a view of the Level Ex IVUS training app to help users of Philips' intravascular ultrasound system. It is integrated into a percutenous coronary intervention (PCI) training app for mobile devices that allows interventional cardiologists to perform streamlined cath lab patient case simulations, including, iFR, angioplasty and stenting. #TCT2019

This is a view of the Level Ex IVUS training app to help users of Philips' intravascular ultrasound system. It is integrated into a percutenous coronary intervention (PCI) training app for mobile devices that allows interventional cardiologists to perform streamlined cath lab patient case simulations, including, iFR, angioplasty and stenting. 

October 2, 2019 — Philips Healthcare is utilizing Level Ex’s video game app design expertise to train interventional cardiologists on how and when to use intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Instant Wave-Free Ratio (iFR). Both technologies are now integrated into select levels within the Cardio Ex cath lab training app.

The Philips cases will be accessible through the app, available to download free from the App Store and Google Play. The new levels were showcased at the 2019 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2019 conference this past week.

Level Ex creates mobile, augmented reality and virtual reality games for physicians. The company uses state-of-the-art video game technology and cognitive neuroscience to capture the challenges of practicing medicine—revolutionizing the way physicians keep up-to-speed on rare and challenging cases, new medical devices, and drug therapies to stay sharp in their specialties. The company’s medical video games, played by 500,000 healthcare professionals and leveraged by top 20 pharmaceutical and medical device companies and medical societies, offer CME credits and are available free on the App Store and Google Play.

For more information: www.level-ex.com, or www.philips.com/IGT

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