Verathon has launched Heartscape 3D ECG System, which provides data to help diagnose acute myocardial infarction (MI), in Europe.
The device design features a rapid-application 2-part Vest containing 80 leads and an intuitive touchscreen color monitor that displays the Heartscape 360 degree Exam.
The 3D ECG System uses a diagnostic algorithm which aids physicians to identify indications of MI – including MIs without ST-segment elevation on traditional 12-lead ECGs, and in patients with left bundle branch block (LBBB).
Heartscape applications include standard ECGs and non-diagnostic 12-lead ECGs, such as Anterior MIs, Posterior MIs, Inferior MIs, and more Lateral MIs (outside of the standard 12-lead view).
The Heartscape system can also assist with confounding factors such as bundle branch blocks (eg, LBBBs), early repolarization, or left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH).
Verathon founder and CEO Gerald McMorrow said by offering a 360 degree view of the electrical activity of the heart, Heartscape is designed to help healthcare providers assess the patients’ status faster and accelerate their treatment.