Stent positioning and deployment
Ostial lesions or bifurcational stentings mark a transition towards increasingly complex coronary interventions. Those require precise stent or scaffold positioning before balloon inflation.
With Artis with PURE®, ClearStent Live is now available for all Siemens Healthineers angiography systems. This real-time stent enhancement functionality gives a clear display of the undeployed stent in relation to previously deployed stents or cardiac anatomy – with a significant potential to speed up procedures and to save contrast.
As a new feature capability on ARTIS icono, ClearStent Live now also offers the option to enhance the region of interest (ROI). This is done by applying a special image processing in the ROI and overlaying it onto the original scene while preserving the live image outside of the enhanced area. Additionally, the Last Image Hold (LIH) of the ClearStent Live scene may be stored as a reference image. This might make an extra acquisition for a reference image obsolete.