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Company Overview of ACIST Medical Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

ACIST Medical Systems, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets contrast injection technology solutions to simplify the complexities of the cardiac cath labs, hybrid operating rooms, and radiology suites. It offers ACIST CVi, an angiographic imaging system that simplifies contrast injection for various procedures that range from small injections in the coronary arteries to large volume injections in the ventricles, aorta, and peripheral vasculature; and ACIST RXi, a system that include a combination of fractional flow reserve measurements with the advantages of rapid exchange technology. The company also provides HDi high-definition intravascular ultrasound system; and customer services, tec...

7905 Fuller Road

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

United States

Founded in 1991





Key Executives for ACIST Medical Systems, Inc.

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

ACIST Medical Systems, Inc. Key Developments

ACIST Medical Systems Promotes Junichi Osawa to President and Representative Director

ACIST Medical Systems has named Junichi Osawa as its new president and representative director. In his new role, Osawa will focus on further expansion across Japan as well as an expansion in product offering. He previously held the role of director, Japan injector business, at ACIST, helping guide the company's initial expansion into Japan.

Corindus Vascular Robotics and ACIST Medical Systems Collaborate to Improve Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Workflow for Clinicians and Patients

Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. and ACIST Medical Systems, Inc. are providing Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, MN three leading edge technologies that improve workflow. The CorPath® System is the first FDA-cleared robotic-assisted system for percutaneous coronary intervention, offering robotic precision that may improve clinical outcomes and protection for physicians and staff from serious occupational hazards in the cath lab. The ACIST RXi technology provides the reassurance of accurate and reliable FFR measurements and the advantages of Rapid Exchange technology. ACIST CVi simplifies contrast injection for procedures while enhancing safety, efficiency, control and image quality.

Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute for Scripps Health Uses ACIST HDi™ High-Definition Intravascular Ultrasound System

Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute for Scripps Health performed the first patient case using the ACIST HDi™ High-Definition Intravascular Ultrasound System. HDi offers detailed insight that interventional cardiologists can use to optimize treatment choice for their patients. During the case fine plaque details were visualized in a highly stenosis vessel, while continuously visualizing the entire vessel. This helped optimal stent sizing and HDi aided in ensuring proper stent expansion. Reinventing IVUS in HD: With HDi, ACIST has developed first high-definition IVUS system. It reinvents IVUS technology with improved image quality, a touch panel interface, a highly deliverable high-definition catheter, and superfast pullback speed. HDi's improved image quality is due to a combination of its proprietary 60 MHz transducer and powerful signal processing, which deliver imaging at high axial resolution (<40 µm versus the 100 µm of other IVUS systems) and with minimized image noise, without the need for vessel clearing. HDi also offers a high depth of penetration to allow assessment of full plaque burden and the complete left main artery. The complete HDi imaging system is integrated into one single 19 inch touch screen console, which offers interactivity via swiping, zooming, drawing, and annotating, allowing rapid measuring and manipulation. With its small footprint HDi is easy to integrate into catheterization laboratories. The Kodama® HD IVUS catheter, which houses the ultrasound transducer, has not only been designed for improved image quality, but also for imp%roved pushability and deliverability. HDi offers both manual and super fast automated pullback options up to 10 mm/s. In this setting HDi can complete pullback up to 20 times faster, reducing the time from minutes to seconds and minimizing ischemic risk and motion artifacts.

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