Tucson Medical Center and Stereotaxis Bring First Vdrive(R) With V-Loop(TM) System to U.S.
With the Vdrive system, physicians can operate the hand controls of common diagnostic and therapeutic catheters from a control room during a cardiac ablation procedure. The Vdrive with V-Loop system, which received
"We are excited and proud to be the first to offer this impressive innovation in the U.S. and particularly to the residents of
"I will not conduct complex EP procedures without the
Electrophysiology (EP) is often used to help correct heart arrhythmias through catheter ablation, which is a treatment that cauterizes (burns) cells to eliminate rhythm abnormalities in patients. During an EP procedure, the electrophysiologist (a cardiologist with specialized training in the electrical system of the heart) will thread special electrode catheters (long, thin, flexible wires) to the heart, normally gaining access to the vasculature through the groin area. Once it is determined which area of the heart is responsible for the arrhythmia, a special wire carrying radiofrequency energy is used to cauterize the site.
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