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Bertrand OF - AIMRADIAL 2013 - SonicEye ultrasound


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A fingertip-mounted ultrasound probe to guide radial artery access: The SonicEye® Device

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Bertrand OF - AIMRADIAL 2013 - SonicEye ultrasound

  1. 1. A FINGERTIP-MOUNTED ULTRASOUND PROBE TO GUIDE RADIAL ARTERY ACCESS: THE SONICEYE® DEVICE Olivier F. Bertrand, MD, PhD Associate-Professor of Medicine, Laval University Adjunct-Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University Quebec Heart-Lung Institute AIM-RADIAL 2, NYC, Sep 2013
  2. 2. DISCLOSURES • Scientific Director of International Chair in Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach • operates & • organizes AIM-RADIAL congress • Chair receives funding from multiple industry and other sources • No salary or honorarium received from the chair Sonivate provided the device and portable console, free of charge
  3. 3. DESIGN AND TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS Supported in part by a grant from U.S. Army’s office of Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center
  4. 4. 7.5 MHZ PROBE High Frequency 128 Channel Linear Array
  5. 5. CONCLUSION • Easy device to learn • Compatible • Bluetooth • Probably with numerous existing ultrasound devices probe would be ideal most interesting for situation with low or faint radial pulse ie shock, repeat access, patient on LAVD...