The aging population and value-based reimbursement have raised demand for minimally invasive procedures that enhance both patient care and cost efficiency. This calls for new solutions in Interventional Radiology.
Nexaris Angio-CT is a hybrid interventional suite with Instant Fusion that seamlessly integrates angio and CT images. Even wireless ultrasound images can be displayed side-by-side on the large display so that Angio, CT and ultrasound images are available at a single glance. This enables you to perform challenging multi-modality procedures and streamline workflows with the piece of mind every pioneer needs.
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Features & Benefits
Flexible room design
Two teams share one CT in multi-room configurations
Multi-room options let you share equipment between rooms, so that these can host a wider variety of disciplines. This may be more cost-efficient and can even improve ROI.
- Park the CT and angio when they're not in use for better access to the patient
- Patient-centric design means the system comes to the patient, not the other way round
- Flexible two-room configuration adapts to your clinical, operational and financial goals
Powered by a common coordinate system, CT and angiography images are now seamlessly integrated and instantly fused together. The stunning result is Instant Fusion - providing you with crystal clear overlays and road maps at your finger tips.
- Quick Switching facilitates combined ablations and embolization in one session on one table
- The Artis cockpit lets you control and visualize angio and CT images using one monitor, keyboard and mouse
- Wireless-ultrasound, angio and CT images can be shown side by side on the large display
Explore new procedures, devices and pathways with peace of mind
- Manage bone metastasis in the pelvis or spine with ablation, bone cement and screw fixation
- For blunt poly trauma, locate the bleeding with CT and potentially stabilize it under angio guidance
- Stroke workflow may be improved with CT diagnosis and angio-guided clot retrieval in one room
Assess treatment response and personalize treatment
- CT-perfusion may help assess intra-procedural therapy response for organs covering up to 16.7 cm
- TwinBeam Dual Energy delivers quantitative iodine maps to to assess iodine uptaking lesions
"We wanted to increase capacity with the same space, the same staff and without additional overhead. Only three months after installing the combined angio-CT we went from 500 to 600 cases per month, increasing capacity by 20 %." 1
Executive Director of Radiology, Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
"Anyone who aims at exploring new clinical pathways in interventional radiology may consider combined CT and angiography." 1
Michael Moche, MD, PhD
Head of Interventional Radiology, Helios Park-Klinikum, Leipzig, Germany
"In the setting of blunt trauma, we can immediately diagnose internal bleeding with CT, allowing us to quickly stabilize the patient with angiography and transcatheter embolization – to potentially saves lives." 1
Mark Wilson, MD
Chief of Interventional Radiology, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, USA
Patient-centric Angio-CT saves trauma patients in Wonkwang University Hospital
An Angio-CT solution allows CT scans and interventional treatment to be performed in one place without the need to transport patients. This combination allows fast diagnosis and treatment and is recognized as a suitable life-saving measure during the “golden hour” which is essential in saving the life of trauma patients.
Jeonbuk Regional Trauma Center at Wonkwang University Hospital is the first facility in Korea to implement an Angio-CT hybrid emergency room to further enhance minimally-invasive treatments for patients.
Scientific talks and publications
First results in liver procedures using the new Nexaris Angio-CT
Interventional Radiology, ECIO 2019
Evaluating treatment endpoints in interventional oncology with Angio-CT systems
Bruno C. Odisio
Interventional Oncology; CIRSE 2018
Nexaris Angio-CT: expanding precision medicine in the percutaneous treatment of pelvic metastases
Sean M Tutton
Div. of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, CIRSE 2018
Comparative Analysis of Intra-arterial Cone-Beam Versus Conventional Computed Tomography During Hepatic Arteriography for Transarterial Chemoembolization Planning.
Lin EY, Jones AK, Chintalapani G, Jeng ZS, Ensor J, Odisio BC.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Nov 9.
Integrated CT-Fluoroscopy Equipment: Improving the Interventional Radiology Approach and Patient Experience for Treatment of Musculoskeletal Malignancies.
Yevich S, Odisio BC, Sheth R, Tselikas L, de Baère T, Deschamps F.
Semin Intervent Radiol. 2018 Oct;35(4):229-237.
Prone transradial catheterization for combined single-session endovascular and percutaneous interventions: approach, technical success, safety, and outcomes in 15 patients.
Srinivasa RN, Chick JFB, Gemmete JJ, Majdalany BS, Hage A, Jo A, Srinivasa RN.
Diagn Interv Radiol. 2018 Sep; 24(5): 276–282.
Fast-Track Two-Stage Hepatectomy Using a Hybrid Interventional Radiology/Operating Suite as Alternative Option to Associated Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Stageed Hepatectomy Procedur.
Odisio BC, Simoneau E, Holmes AA, Conrad CH, Vauthey JN.
J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug;227(2):e5-e10.
CT during celiac artery angiography for localization of clinically suspected small insulinomas.
Duan F, Bai YH, Cui L, Yan JY, Li XH, Wang XQ.
Cancer Imaging. 2018 Jun 26;18(1):22.
Angio-CT-Guided Transarterial Chemoembolization Immediately in Combination with Radiofrequency Ablation for Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Yuan H, Liu F, Li X, Guan Y, Wang M.
Acad Radiol. 2018 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]
The Value of Hybrid Angio-CT in Preoperative Detection and Localization of Insulinomas: A Single-Center Retrospective Study.
Fu J, Liu F, Yuan K, Yan J, Wang Y, Zhang J, Yuan B, Wang M
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Apr;41(4):633-638.
Central venous access port placement by translumbar approach using angio-CT unit in patients with superior vena cava syndrome.
Kariya S, Nakatani M, Maruyama T, Ono Y, Ueno Y, Komemushi A, Tanigawa N.
Jpn J Radiol. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1007/s11604-018-0742-3. [Epub ahead of print]
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The statements by Siemens’ customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer’s unique setting. Since there is no “typical” hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption), there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.
Customers quoted herein received financial support from Siemens Healthineers for collaborations.