Redefine interventional cardiology workflow

Canon Medical’s Alphenix angiography systems offer integrated cardiac-optimised technologies to help you deliver the best possible outcomes to your patients.

Including advanced tools to simplify procedure planning and navigate with confidence, and a comprehensive suite of dose reduction technology to help you achieve lower radiation doses for your patients and staff.

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Move the system, not your patient

The Alphenix floor and ceiling-mounted systems support complex cardiology procedures with an unprecedented range of patient access and full body coverage, without the need to move or pivot the table. The Alphenix moves around you and your patient, improving workflow and patient safety during complex procedures.

The new feature-rich Alphenix Workstation better integrates applications to help plan, analyse and perform interventional procedures.


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Enhanced workflow to give you greater control and flexibility

The new tableside Alphenix Tablet gives you control right at your fingertips to deliver a faster and more seamless workflow.

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Smoother procedures start with better planning

The new feature-rich Alphenix Workstation better integrates applications to help plan, analyse and perform interventional procedures.

Coronary tools feature automatic contour detection in both 2D and 3D, cross section analysis and stent enhancement.
Advanced Interventional Software

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New Alphenix Hi-Def Detector - Visualise devices like never before

The Alphenix interventional systems feature the world’s first high definition (Hi-Def) detector with 76 micron pixel imaging mode. At more than twice the spatial resolution of conventional flat panel detectors (FPD), the Hi-Def detector helps clinicians visualise fine details and anatomical structures and deploy devices with accuracy and confidence.

Featuring the highest level of resolution available in the angiography market, Canon Medical have redefined interventional visualisation, providing clinicians with unsurpassed clinical confidence during interventional procedures.

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Innovative Hi-Def imaging system for complex interventional cardiology procedures

Initial experience using a novel Hi-Def imaging system shows that it can be used safely to improve visualisation of coronary arteries and interventional devices during PCI in real-time, with no observable increase in patient dose. Images obtained in the Hi-Def setting have a higher resolution and improved quality compared to standard imaging modes, allowing visual analysis of vessel anatomy and stent structure with a high level of accuracy.

- Salman A. Arain, MD, FACC, FSCAI, and Richard Smalling, MD, PhD, FACC, MSCAI,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX.

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ImagingRite

Navigate with confidence and accuracy

The Alphenix family features an improved imaging chain, the latest 16-bit processing and Canon Medical’s Illuvis noise reduction technology to provide clearer, sharper and more defined images during stent placement and ablation procedures.


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Stent mode

Clear and Real Time visualisation of stent architecture without additional processing.

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Spot ROI - See more, for less dose

The unique Spot ROI collimator filter allows the operator to reduce dose to surrounding anatomy while simultaneously ensuring full image quality in the area that matters most.

Spot ROI
  • Can be positioned anywhere with the Field of View (FOV)
  • Can be used to significantly reduce dose during fluoroscopic and DA runs
  • Allows the operator to monitor the position of your guide wire and the surrounding anatomy, at significantly lower dose
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Dose reduced by 65-85%

"Spot ROI helps us reduce radiation dose to our patients (and staff). Its use of a filter that is introduced into the beam with an aperture means we can maintain the image quality we want at the point of treatment but the surrounding field of view with catheter tip and guide wire tip can still be seen at a dose that is reduced by 65-85%. "

Prof. Christopher Zeitz
Director of Interventional Cardiology
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Dose Tracking System - Visualise skin dose in real-time

DTS is a patient-centric model that records the patient’s skin dose in real-time according to imaging parameters and geometry to provide an accurate demonstration of the dose received during and examination.

Real-time dose monitoring and visualisation allows the operator to modify their approach during procedures to avoid regions where dose thresholds could be exceeded.
A study by The St George Hospital found that use of advanced Dose Reduction Technology (DTS) resulted in a 46% reduction in peak skin dose during coronary stent insertion. Researchers confirmed that ongoing real-time dose feedback is a critical factor in the successful modification of operator behaviour to reduce radiation dose. *

*Wilson S, Prasan AM, Virdi A, et al. Real-time colour pictorial radiation monitoring during coronary angiography: effect on patient peak skin and total dose during coronary angiography. EuroIntervention 2016;12: 939–47.

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Dose Report - See radiation exposure like never before

Summary dose reports provide a record of estimated peak skin dose and dose parameters, including snapshots of skin dose distribution.

All patient DTS data can be easily exported and referenced during subsequent procedures, to ensure that regions of previous high exposure can be avoided.

“Dose reduction is now a top priority everywhere in the guidelines, but how to achieve it is not always at hand. All the tools that have been made available to us with Alphenix Core + have been very useful to improve the overall safety of our procedures radiation-wise - Spot ROI and Live Zoom, but also sound alerts and the very intuitive dose tracking system.

- Prof. Laurent Feldman
Prof. Laurent Feldman is a professor of Cardiology at Bichat Hospital (Paris University) and the Director of the Coronary Cathlab

Read the VISIONS article "Leading Solutions for Your Interventions"


Interventional Cardiology

Toolkit

The Aphenix systems provide a comprehensive suite of advanced imaging tools to enhance visualisation. Applications are integrated into the new feature-rich workstation to improve workflow.

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3Mensio LAA Planning¹

Plan Left Atrial Appendage Interventions

The LAA workflow assistant helps quickly assess left atrial appendage shape and orientation to select the right device for your patient.
  1. Easy recognition of thrombus 
  2. Assess Anatomy of LAA 
  3. Landing Zone / Ostium Measurements 
  4. C-arm Angulation

¹Designed and manufactured by Pie Medical Imaging.


3Mensio Mitral Valve Planning¹

Plan Mitral Valve Replacement Interventions

A single mouse click provides multiple viewing orientations to assess the mitral valve.
  1. Locate and Trace 
  2. Valve Measure 
  3. Route Assessment 
  4. C-arm Angulation

¹Designed and manufactured by Pie Medical Imaging.


3Mensio Pulmonary Valve Planning¹

Plan Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantations

Determine the anatomy and dimensions of the patient's pulmonary trunk and surrounding tissue.
  1. Measure
  2. Annotate Coronary Arteries
  3. Virtual Stent
  4. C-arm Angulation

¹Designed and manufactured by Pie Medical Imaging.


3Mensio TAVR Planning¹

Aortic valve assessment and evaluation

CT Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Planning assists with the assessment of the aortic valve and in pre-operative planning and post-operative evaluation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures.
¹Designed and manufactured by Pie Medical Imaging.


3Mensio Tricuspid Valve Planning¹

Pre-plan Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair Procedures

Determine the anatomy and dimensions of the patient's tricuspid valve and surrounding tissue.
  1. Measure 
  2. Annotate Coronary Arteries 
  3. Virtual Stent 
  4. C-arm Angulation

¹Designed and manufactured by Pie Medical Imaging.


2D Coronary Angio

Single Axis Rotational DA

The system has integrated multiple forms of rotation technology to include high-speed C-arm rotation for 3-D acquisition and 2-D rotational capabilities.

⁠2D Coronary Angio


3D Angio

Fast and Intuitive Workflow

⁠3D rotational speed up to 50 deg/sec


3D Roadmap

Turn 3D Acquisitions into live Fluoro roadmaps ⁠

3D image display changes according to the system conditions such as the C-arm angle, SID, field size, tabletop height, and tabletop panning.


IV Linq¹

IVUS/OCT Integration

Images from IVUS or OCT can be imported and it can assist decisions of stents and the positions for deployment. IV-LINQ currently supports:
  • DICOM import of IVUS/OCT 
  • Boston Scientific iLAB 2.7
  • Boston Scientific iLAB 3.0 (Polaris) 
  • Volcano S5 
  • Infraredx TVC 
  • Acist HDi 
  • Terumo Visiwave 
  • Terumo Lunawave 
  • St. Jude Ilumien


¹Designed and manufactured by Pie Medical Imaging.


Left Atrium Segmentation¹

Quickly plan AF Ablations

  • Enables the 3D Volume data to be superimposed on the live fluoro display 
  • This feature provides additional views of the vascular anatomy to aid clinicians during interventional procedures 
  • When the C-arm rotates, the transparent volume image rotates as well

¹Designed and manufactured by Vital Images.

Left Atrium Segmentation


Multi-Modality Fusion

Enhanced visualisation during interventional procedures.

Canon Medical's roadmap function enables 3D CT or MR Volume data to be superimposed on the live fluoro display. This feature provides additional views of the vascular anatomy to aid clinicians during interventional procedures.

Multi-Modality Fusion


Detector size choices

Alphenix interventional angiography systems are available with a choice of flat panel detectors sizes to suit your coverage needs.

8”x8” (20cm x 20cm)
Compact detector ideal for dedicated cardiac procedures.

12”x12” (30cm x 30cm)
Offers a good balance between anatomical coverage and projection flexibility in mixed applications.

Table choices

Multiple table options are available that facilitate positioning flexibility and clinical procedure to support your needs.

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Innovative Hi-Def imaging system for complex interventional cardiology procedures

Initial experience using a novel Hi-Def imaging system shows that it can be used safely to improve visualisation of coronary arteries and interventional devices during PCI in real-time, with no observable increase in patient dose. Images obtained in the Hi-Def setting have a higher resolution and improved quality compared to standard imaging modes, allowing visual analysis of vessel anatomy and stent structure with a high level of accuracy.

- Salman A. Arain, MD, FACC, FSCAI, and Richard Smalling, MD, PhD, FACC, MSCAI, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX.
Case Study
Leading Solutions for Your Interventions

Dose reduction is now a top priority everywhere in the guidelines, but how to achieve it is not always at hand. All the tools that have been made available to us with Alphenix Core + have been very useful to improve the overall safety of our procedures radiation-wise - Spot ROI and Live Zoom, but also sound alerts and the very intuitive dose tracking system.

Prof. Laurent Feldman, Bichat Hospital (Paris University)
VISIONS Magazine
Future-proofing TQEH with Alphenix Core+

Overall, we feel that we have made the right choice with a flexible and versatile system that provides the required tools to conduct expert interventional procedures. With its increased image quality and low dose parameters, we are confident that we can deliver the very best care to our patients now and long into the future.

Prof. Christopher Zeitz, Director of Cardiology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
VISIONS Magazine
Enhancing PCI Among the Largest, Best Equipped Cardiovascular Centers in Japan.

“Stent enhance mode makes seeing the stent clearly, showing its positional relationships with the balloon, thereby helping to ensure a successful outcome.”
Dr. Yasuhide Asaumi Chief Physician
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The Alphenix Biplane Cardiac Solution: Toyohashi Heart Center Delivers High Image Quality and Lower Dose Exposure

Dr. Kenya Nasu, Director of Cardiovascular Medicine
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The Next Advance Is Now in Sight Alphenix Biplane

Kenya Nasu, MD, Department of Cardiology, Toyohashi Heart Center, Aichi, Japan
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