Healthcare Industry News: Echocardiography
News Release - June 4, 2009
TomTec has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its 2D CPA, a Vendor Independent Solution for Strain and Time to Peak Velocity Analysis Based on Speckle TrackingMUNICH--(HSMN NewsFeed)--TomTec launches its 2D Cardiac Performance Analysis© software as part of TomTec’s CardioArena™ multimodality imaging solution at the American Society of Echocardiography congress 2009 in Washington.
2D Cardiac Performance Analysis© allows cardiologists to study the behaviour of the heart muscle quickly and easily. Quantitative assessment of displacement, velocity and strain in individual muscle segments is available. The diagnosis of pathologies like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or dyssynchronous ventricles improves with this software and the decision for a cardiac resynchronisation therapy is then more confident.
2D Cardiac Performance Analysis© is a speckle tracking based analysis tool which can analyze 2D data from various ultrasound machines. The user can utilize the data of different ultrasound systems and is not limited to specific vendors. Already acquired studies can also be analysed with TomTec’s 2D Cardiac Performance Analysis©.
“2D Cardiac Performance Analysis© runs within TomTec’s CardioArena™ environment which provides connectivity to multivendor Echo labs. This solution is user oriented and fulfils the demands of cardiologists towards a simplified workflow!” said Frank Schlau, TomTec’s Chief Marketing Officer.
TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH, with headquarter located in Munich Germany holds an inventive leadership position in the field of diagnostic medical imaging applications and Cardio PACS solutions. The company maintains close working relationships with many leading universities and device manufacturers around the world. TomTec’s product portfolio encompasses a wide range of 2D and 3D/4D technologies for visualization, analysis, reporting and archiving of multimodality imaging data. TomTec solutions are applicable in the fields of Adult- and Pediatric Cardiology as well as Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Radiology, and Vascular Imaging. Visit TomTec's web site at www.tomtec.de
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