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ViVitro Labs features Endovascular Simulator at TCT 2018

July 20th, 2018

TCT 2018

 

ViVitro Labs will highlight the ViVitro Endovascular Simulator, SuperPump, and Pulse Duplicator with Model Left Heart for cardiovascular device testing and research in booth 741 at TCT 2018 from September 21-September 25, 2018 in San Diego, California.

ViVitro Labs Major Accounts Manager Douglas Bigrigg, Product Manager Joe McMahen, and Client Relations Manager Janet Murray will be on hand to demonstrate products and answer any questions.

 

GD Comp A 9060cnt (800x553)
 

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 TCT

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the world’s largest and most important educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For 30 years, TCT has been the center of cutting-edge educational content, showcasing the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research. We hope that our longstanding commitment to lifesaving innovation translates into improved patient care.

 

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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