Technology | December 23, 2014

FDA Clears Vital Images' Endovascular Stent Planning App for Fenestrated Stents

New tool helps surgeons plan stent placement for patients with infrarenal neck anatomy

Vital Images Inc., AAA, fenestrated stents, endovascular stent planning, Vitrea

Image courtesy of Vital Images Inc.

December 23, 2014 — Vital Images Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Fenestrated Stent Planning workflow as part of its existing Endovascular Stent Planning (EVSP) application.

Approximately 600,000 global cases of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are diagnosed annually. Left untreated, these aneurysms can rupture, causing profound internal bleeding often leading to death within minutes. Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair with stents have shorter recovery times and better outcomes than alternative open surgical repair of aortic aneurysms, but require good pre-procedure planning, often using EVSP applications. Fenestrated Stent Planning is ideal for patients who do not meet the recommended criteria due to inadequate infrarenal neck anatomy, which is not suitable for conventional aortic aneurysm repair with standard devices.

The Fenestrated Stent Planning workflow enables surgeons to make precise measurements to aid in determining size and placement of fenestrated stents, tailored to each patient's specific anatomy and providing surgeons with efficiency, repeatability and validity in their measurements for these complex procedures. The addition of the clock angle tool enables rapid measurements, including arc lengths, tailored to patients' specific anatomy. In addition, customized stent template editing tools allow surgeons to personalize their workflows.

CT EVSP with Fenestrated Stent Planning is globally available in Vitrea, version 6.7.  

For more information: www.vitalimages.com

Related Content

NIH Issues $2.2 Million Grant for Augmented Reality Cardiac Hologram Research
News | Advanced Visualization | February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $2.2 million research grant to healthcare techn
EchoPixel Showcases Next-Generation Surgical Planning With True 3-D Interactive Mixed Reality Software
News | Advanced Visualization | January 08, 2018
EchoPixel showcased the latest version of True 3D, its interactive, mixed reality software solution at the 103rd Annual...
Videos | Advanced Visualization | December 07, 2017
Dianna Bardo M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3-D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children's Hospital, disc
Vital Unveils Newest Vitrea Advanced Visualization Release at RSNA 2017
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 04, 2017
December 4, 2017 — Vital Images unveiled the newest version of Vitrea...
Arterys Completes Series B to Accelerate Product Commercialization
News | Advanced Visualization | November 15, 2017
Arterys Inc. announced the close of its $30M Series B financing round. The investment was led by Temasek, with...
TeraRecon Introduces 175-Plus New Features in iNtuition 4.4.13
Technology | Advanced Visualization | November 06, 2017
November 6, 2017 — TeraRecton announced the launch of version 4.4.13 of its iNtuition...
TeraRecon Enhances Speed, Clinical Capabilities With Latest iNtuition Release
Technology | Advanced Visualization | October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017 — TeraRecon announced the release of version 4.4.13 of their iNtuition software, bringing over 175 n
Analytics 4 Life Raises $25 Million for AI-Backed Cardiac Imaging Technology
News | Advanced Visualization | October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017 — Digital health company Analytics 4 Life announced it has completed a $25 million Series B financin
Echopixel, True 3D Viewer, interactive virtual reality, pediatric surgery, increased clinical adoption
News | Advanced Visualization | March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017 — EchoPixel recently announced progress in the clinical adoption of its True 3D...
augmented reality, virtual reality, medical imaging, surgery, operating room

A 2-D view of what operators see when viewing actual 3-D medical images in the HoloLens augmented reality system using TeraRecon's new software.

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 21, 2017
TeraRecon debuted their new high-performance, cloud-based augmented reality solution, the HoloPack Portal, at the 2017...
Overlay Init