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ViVitro Labs at ACC.19: Endovascular Simulator, SuperPump, and Pulse Duplicator highlighted

March 4th, 2019

ACC.19

ViVitro Labs will highlight the ViVitro Endovascular SimulatorSuperPump, and Pulse Duplicator with Model Left Heart for cardiovascular device testing and research in booth 752 at ACC.19 68TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSION & EXPO, presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session,from Mar 16, 2019 — Mar 18, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

ViVitro Labs Major Accounts Manager Douglas Bigrigg will be on hand to demonstrate products and answer any questions.

 

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The ViVitro Labs Endovascular  Simulator provides physiological pulsatile flow and pressures mimicking endovascular procedures in a clinically relevant environment. It is designed for simulated-use testing and endovascular simulation training of endovascular devices. ISO 5840, ISO 25539, and ISO 7198 standards include simulated use guidelines. The Endovascular Simulator provides functional design testing for:

  • stents
  • stent grafts
  • balloons
  • wires
  • coils
  • filters
  • transcatheter heart valves

 

The Pulse Duplicator simulates the function of the heart (left or right) by generating pulsatile flow through prosthetic heart valves placed in the Model Left Heart. Powered by the ViVitro SuperPump, it is composed of the Model Left Heart, SuperPump, Flow Measuring System and ViViTest data acquisition system. The components work together to assess the performance of prosthetic heart valves under simulated cardiac conditions. The Pulse Duplicator System is used by the US Food and Drug Administration and is recognised by regulatory bodies worldwide including TÜV, BSI and the Chinese SFDA.

 

The ViVitro SuperPump is a digitally controlled hydraulic piston pulsatile pump that creates physiological cardiac flows. Unsurpassed in reliability, functionality, and versatility, the AR Series digital technology provides maximum control with precision accuracy and works with ViVitro or independently produced accessories.

The SuperPump provides maximum operator control with precision accuracy. The pump can be controlled by preconfigured waveforms or by customizable ViViTest software input.

Features:

  • Provides controlled pulsatile flow
  • Digital motor with high torque to inertia ratio provides smooth and reliable functionality
  • Controller offers variable amplitude and monitors position and velocity
  • Made with materials that are chemically compatible with most sterilization and testing solutions
  • Arrhythmia and wave train function
  • Piston-in-cylinder pump head design
  • Proven history of reliability

 

About ACC’s Annual Scientific Session

The American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session brings together cardiologists and cardiovascular specialists from around the world each year to share the newest discoveries in treatment and prevention. Follow @ACCMediaCenter, @ACCinTouch and #ACC19 for the latest news from the meeting.

The American College of Cardiology is a medical society that serves as the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, provides professional medical education, offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications.

About ViVitro Labs

ViVitro Labs Inc. offers industry-leading cardiovascular test equipment and related laboratory testing and consulting services. Hundreds of organizations in over 40 countries for more than 30 years have trusted ViVitro expertise, accuracy, and quality for their heart valve, LVAD, TAH, stent, and graft testing. ViVitro Laboratory Services holds ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation based on ISO 5840. ViVitro products are manufactured by StarFish Medical. ViVitro’s A2LA Scope of Accreditation includes the physical and mechanical testing of heart valve substitutes.

www.vivitrolabs.com

For more information please contact:

Mike Camplin

mcamplin@vivitrolabs.com

250.388.3531 x210

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