intracardiac catheter

in·tra·car·di·ac cath·e·ter

a catheter that can be passed into the heart through a vein or artery, to withdraw samples of blood, measure pressures within the heart's chambers or great vessels, and inject contrast media; used mainly in the diagnosis and evaluation of congenital, rheumatic, and coronary artery lesions and to evaluate systolic and diastolic cardiac function.
Synonym(s): cardiac catheter

intracardiac catheter

in·tra·car·di·ac cath·e·ter

(in'tră-kahr'dē-ak kath'ĕ-tĕr)
A catheter that can be passed into the heart through a vein or artery, to withdraw samples of blood, measure pressures within the heart's chambers or great vessels, and inject contrast media; used mainly in the diagnosis and evaluation of congenital, rheumatic, and coronary artery lesions and to evaluate systolic and diastolic cardiac function.
Synonym(s): cardiac catheter.
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An intracardiac catheter is a flexible tube that is inserted through a vein in the leg and fed into the heart to withdraw samples of blood, measure pressures within the heart's chambers or vessels, or inject contrast media.
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These new products, coupled with our Aspen and Sequoia ultrasound platforms and other new technologies such as our AcuNav(TM) intracardiac catheter, significantly invigorate Acuson's business model.
We have exciting new technologies that cross a number of areas such as Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) and the planned introduction of our AcuNav(TM) intracardiac catheter, which is our entree into the new and exciting area of interventional ultrasound procedures," said Dugan.
ESI President and CEO Jim Bullock said the technology will be integrated with the EnSite system to improve intracardiac catheter positioning while significantly reducing the use of harmful radiation.
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3D electroanatomic mapping system allows you to create realistic 3D anatomical maps of the cardiac section using intracardiac catheters.