What is a contrast delivery system?

The ACIST | CVi® Contrast Delivery System – the sophisticated system that simplifies contrast injection for ALL your interventional and diagnostic cardiology procedures, from small injections in the coronary arteries, to large volumes in the ventricles and peripheral vasculature.

What does Acist Medical do?

ACIST Medical Systems provides diagnostic technologies that deliver the power to visualize, assess and improve patient treatment.

Does Bracco own Acist?

Bracco, the Italian pharmaceutical group that is a leader in the diagnostic imaging field, today acquired 100% of Acist Medical Systems Inc., the leader in the field of advanced injection systems for contrast media.

How much does a contrast injector cost?

The average price range for these injectors is almost in the same range internationally, however, U.S. contrast injectors have a lower price in the range of $10,400 to $13,000.

What are the side effects of contrast?

Mild reactions include:

  • nausea and vomiting.
  • headache.
  • itching.
  • flushing.
  • mild skin rash or hives.

Who owns Bracco?

Elio Bracco
The Bracco Group is an Italian multinational active in the healthcare sector with more than 3,300 employees worldwide, which operates in a variety of business areas….Bracco (company)

Type Private (family-owned)
Founder Elio Bracco
Headquarters Milan, Italy
Area served Worldwide
Key people Diana Bracco (President and CEO)

Where is Bracco located?

Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Bracco Imaging develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic imaging agents and solutions that meet medical needs.

What is a CT injection system?

CT systems use a dual-head injector with two syringes for initial and follow-up contrast doses during imaging. Injectors used in cath lab angiography are single-head injectors using one syringe. Another major difference is where the contrast is injected. CT systems all use venous access.

What is an injector in MRI?

Medical devices employed for injecting radio-opaque contrast media into the body to enhance the visibility of tissues for a medical imaging procedure are known as contrast injectors.

How long does contrast stay in your system?

With normal kidney function, most of the gadolinium is removed from your body in the urine within 24 hours. If you have acute renal failure or severe chronic kidney disease and receive a gadolinium-based contrast agent, there may be a very small risk of developing a rare condition.

Can the acist| CVI contrast delivery system be used as an infusion pump?

The ACIST| CVi Contrast Delivery System is not intended for use as a long- term infusion pump. The system is not intended to be used to inject any agents other than contrast media. The system should not be used to inject substances into nonvascular body cavities.

Which X-ray equipment can the acist| CVI be interfaced with?

• The ACIST| CVi Contrast Delivery System may only be interfaced with X-ray equipment that is certified to be in compliance with IEC 60601- 1, second or third edition. Warnings (continued) Warnings, Cautions, and Symbol Definitions

What is the warranty for the acist CVI® system?

The foregoing is the sole warranty of ACIST. Any part or component of the ACIST CVi® System that is judged to be covered under this warranty by ACIST during the warranty period will be repaired or replaced by ACIST at its option and its expense.

What are the specifications of the acist|CVI® system?

9 Specifications ACIST|CVi® System User’s Guide 901418-003,01English (USA) | 81 2019-08 Fill 1–2 ml/s Syringe air purge 6 ml/s. Automated fixed flow rate of 1.6 ml/s. Maximum saline injection volume of 16 ml per saline injection activation. Cardiac procedure mode Injection Type Flow (ml/s) Volume (ml) Pressure Rise Time psi kPa (s)