Source:http://slidellmemorial.org/ Jul 26 2018Clinicians at Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell, Louisiana now have access to advanced diagnostic imaging to help them maximize flexibility, minimize exposure and optimize image quality during interventional procedures thanks to the recent installation of Canon Medical’s InfinixTM-i Dual-Plane system. Slidell Memorial Hospital is using the Infinix-i Dual-Plane for a variety of procedures, including coronary and peripheral vascular interventional procedures, like lower extremity angiograms.The Infinix-i Dual-Plane offers unmatched versatility for performing cardiac and vascular procedures in the same room. The system also delivers high-quality imaging and includes two different panel options—an 8×8 cardiac panel and a 12×16 peripheral panel—so that physicians can achieve the angles they need for the images they want. Exclusive, advanced software applications enable clinicians to maximize system capabilities for performing a wide range of procedures with confidence and precision.Related StoriesNew system for precise navigation through the vascular systemStudy: Two-thirds of pneumonia patients receive more antibiotics than they probably needIt is okay for women with lupus to get pregnant with proper care, says new study”The Infinix-i Dual-Plane system enable our shared lab to perform peripheral and cardiac procedures in the same room without compromising quality,” said Dr. Vasanth Bethala, medical director and chairman of cardiology, Slidell Memorial Hospital. “The system has a large field of view with high-quality, fast image capture, which means I can get the images I need for peripheral interventions with fewer contrast injections. And for coronary interventions, I am able to capture high-quality images which allow me to see smaller vessels in greater detail.”Based on a design commitment to delivering the highest possible image quality at the lowest possible dose, the system incorporates industry-leading dose management tools.”We designed the Infinix-i Dual-Plane as an imaging solution to address our customers’ need for flexibility. With a customizable setup and two dedicated C-arms, the system delivers superb versatility, without sacrificing quality,” said Satrajit Misra, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.The Infinix-i Dual-Plane system is part of the opening of Slidell’s third cath lab, which has been designed for the best possible patient experience. In addition to the Infinix-i Dual-Plane, the lab features specialized mood lighting and music to help calm patients undergoing procedures and testing in the room. This May, Slidell Memorial Hospital, recognized for their patient-centered culture, brought together community leaders to celebrate the installation of the Infinix™-i Dual-Plane from Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. for a special ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion.