CARE+CLEARImproving image quality and optimizing dose in every Artis system.

Reducing dose in interventional procedures is increasingly important for both patients and clinical staff. In many cases, however, image quality is the key to successful procedures. A dilemma?

Not with CARE+CLEAR, our comprehensive portfolio of image-quality and dose-saving tools. Because every patient and every case is different, only you can decide on the image quality you need – and then determine the lowest possible dose. CARE+CLEAR supports you in making confident decisions in diagnosis and treatment and increases the safety of both your patients and staff. A Siemens exclusive: CARE+CLEAR is standard with every Artis angiography system. Unmatched since 1994.

Everything in life should be well balanced. We can support you in attaining a balance for your patients, you and your staff – with a perfect interplay of the optimal image quality and the lowest reasonable dose. The advantages are clear:

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Low-dose imaging is becoming a clinical reality


Effectiveness of Low Rate Fluoroscopy at Reducing Operator and Patient Radiation Dose During Transradial Coronary Angiography and Interventions (2014, Artis dFc)
Eltigani Abdelaal, MD, Guillaume Plourde, MS, Jimmy MacHaalany, MD, Jean Arsenault, Eng, MScA, Goran Rimac, MS, Jean-Pierre Déry, MD, Gérald Barbeau, MD, Eric Larose, MD, Robert De Larochellière, MD, Can M. Nguyen, MD, Ricardo Allende, MD, Henrique Ribeiro, MD, Olivier Costerousse, PhD, Rosaire Mongrain, Eng, PhD, Olivier F. Bertrand, MD, PhD
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Relationship of Beam Angulation and Radiation Exposure in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (2014, Artis zee)
Shikhar Agarwal, MD, MPH, Akhil Parashar, MD, Navkaranbir Singh Bajaj, MD, Imran Khan, MD, Imran Ahmad, MD, Fredrick A. Heupler Jr., MD, Matthew Bunte, MD, Dhruv K. Modi, MD, E. Murat Tuzcu, MD, Samir R. Kapadia, MD
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Influence of flat-panel fluoroscopic equipment variables on cardiac radiation doses. (2007, Axiom Artis dBC)
Nickoloff EL, Lu ZF, Dutta A, So J, Balter S, Moses J
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Radiation dose reduction in the invasive cardiovascular laboratory: implementing a culture and philosophy of radiation safety. (2012, AXIOM Artis 60%, Philips Integris 40%)
Fetterly KA, Mathew V, Lennon R, Bell MR, Holmes DR Jr, Rihal CS
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Measures to Reduce Radiation in a Modern Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (2014, Artis zee)
Shikhar Agarwal, MD, MPH, Akhil Parashar, MD, Stephen G. Ellis, MD, Frederick A. Heupler Jr, MD, Evan Lau, MD, E. Murat Tuzcu, MD and Samir R. Kapadia, MD
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Efficacy of a Minicourse in Radiation-Reducing Techniques in Invasive Cardiology
A Multicenter Field Study (2014, Artis zee)

Eberhard Kuon, MD,* Kerstin Weitmann, MSC,y Wolfgang Hoffmann, MD,y Marcus Dörr, MD,z Thorsten Reffelmann, MD,z Astrid Hummel, MD,z Alexander Riad, MD,z Mathias C. Busch, MD,z Klaus Empen, MD,z Stephan B. Felix, MDz
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Latest-generation catheterization systems enable invasive submillisievert coronary angiography (2013. Artis zee)
E. Kuon, K. Weitmann, A. Hummel, M. Dörr, T. Reffelmann, A. Riad, M.C. Busch, S.B. Felix, W. Hoffmann, K. Empen
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ECG-gated coronary angiography enables submillisievert imaging in invasive cardiology (2014)
Kuon E, Felix SB, Weitmann K, Büchner I, Hummel A, Dörr M, Reffelmann T, Riad A, Busch MC, Empen K
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Effective radiation dosage of three-dimensional rotational angiography in children (Artis zee, 2014)
Marjolein Peters , Gregor Krings, Michel Koster, Mirella Molenschot, Mathhias W. Freund , and Johannes M.P.J. Breur
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Radiation dose reduction capabilities of a next generation pediatric imaging system (Artis Q.zen)
Luke Lamers, Martine Moran, Jenna Smith, John Hokanson
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Practical ways to reduce radiation dose for patients and staff during device implantations and electrophysiological procedures (2014, AXIOM Artis)
Hein Heidbuchel, Fred H.M. Wittkampf, Eliseo Vano, Sabine Ernst, Richard Schilling, Eugenio Picano and Lluis Mont
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Interventional Radiology

Radiation dose reduction in fluoroscopic procedures: left varicocele embolization as a model (Artis zee, 2014)
Anthony G. Verstandig, Bashar Shamieh, Vladimir Shraibman & David Raveh
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Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) and Radiation Exposure in the year 2015: The potential for dose-reduction applying the new Siemens Artis Q technology. (Artis Q, 2015)

C. M. Sommer, M. Klapp-Oliger, A. Hatopp, S. Erpenbach, K. Thomas, P. Kurz, G. M. Richter
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Reference Levels for Patient Radiation Doses in Interventional Radiology:
Proposed Initial Values for U.S. Practice (2009)

Miller DL1, Kwon D, Bonavia GH
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Interventional Neuroradiology

O-014 significant acquisition dose reduction maintains diagnostic quality of biplane cerebral digital subtraction angiography. (Artis zee, 2014)
Honarmand A, Shaibani A, Hurley M, Patel B, Daruwalla V, Ansari S

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Patient radiation dose in diagnostic and interventional procedures for intracranial aneurysms: experience at a single center. (Artis zee, 2014)
Chun CW, Kim BS, Lee CH, Ihn YK, Shin YS

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