CARTOSOUND®  Module

Deliver an extra measure of certainty in complex procedures, including the treatment of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. The CARTOSOUND® Module with SOUNDSTAR® Ultrasound Catheter is the ideal addition to your ablation workflow. This 3D ultrasound technology gives you all the benefits of traditional intracardiac echo while enabling full integration of the CARTO®3 System.

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Features & Benefits

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Visualization

Visualize and map the complete cardiac anatomy. View the ultrasound image in the familiar CARTO® 3 System environment. The CARTOSOUND® Module allows electrophysiologists to monitor tip-to-tissue contact, tag the transseptal puncture, and draw a map of the esophagus; all of which reduced the need for fluoroscopy.

Always verify catheter tip location using fluoroscopy or IC signals and consult the CARTO® 3 System User Guide regarding recommendations for fluoroscopy use.

References

Pellegrino, P.L., Brunetti, N.D., Gravina, D., Sacchetta, D., De Sanctis, V., Panigada, S., Di Biase, L., Di Biase, M., and Mantica, M. (2013). Nonfluoroscopic mapping reduces radiation exposure in ablation of atrial fibrillation. Journal of cardiovascular medicine 14, 528-533. Earley, M.J., Showkathali, R., Alzetani, M., Kistler, P.M., Gupta, D., Abrams, D.J., Horrocks, J.A., Harris, S.J., Sporton, S.C., and Schilling, R.J. (2006). Radiofrequency ablation of arrhythmias guided by non-fluoroscopic catheter location: a prospective randomized trial. Eur Heart J 27, 1223-1229

Indication Statement

Important information: Prior to use, refer to the instructions for use supplied with this device for indications, contraindications, side effects, warnings and precautions.

Caution: US law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician

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Last Updated on 1/5/2021