Dallas interventional work in complex CHD now in JCMR

It takes time to publish during clinical routine, but finally the groundbreaking work of the team by drs Reddy, Hussain and Greil at Dallas Children’s/UTSW is now published in JCMR. The study describes interventional CMR procedures successfully performed to completion in 31/34 (91%) subjects between August 1st 2017 to December 13th, 2018. Median age and weight of mostly (n=21) single ventricle patients was 7.7 years and 25.2 kg (range: 3 months – 33 years and 8 –80 kg). Most exciting is the first description of Fontan fenestration test occlusion iCMR procedures in  pediatric subjects with complex CHD  with the aid of our EmeryGlide MR conditional guidewire.

 

 

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Live case using EmeryGlide at SCMR (February 14th)

SCMR 2020 is approaching, and interventional MRI live cases are becoming routine in this meeting. On February 14th 2020 the Dallas Children’s team headed by dr Suren Reddy and dr Tarique Hussain will perform an intervention, which will be broadcasted and commented in Orlando by a panel of interventional specialists headed by prof. Gerald Greil. Nano4Imaging and NuMed for children are co-sponsoring this event, and we will also offer live broadcast to Europe for our clients. If you are interested to participate this (late-night: 9:45-10:40 pm CET) webinar please send a mail to paul.borm@nano4imaging.com, clinical director.

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Looking back and forward

At the end of each year it is always good to look back and appreciate the milestones reached, new clients, new procedures and thank all the people and partners who have helped to come us all this way. It is also a tradition to do this graphically and illustrate our achievements and pathways in a postcard, designed by GrabaWeb. Our Horizon 2020 is to extend market use of interventional MRI (join also new LinkedIn group) and bring our hemin MRI contrast agent to the next level. On behalf of the entire N4I team:

Xmas card 2019

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CMR as routine diagnostic for PH

A recent paper in JCMR  (Knight et al, 2019) put online on september 9th shows the feasibility of CMR in routine screening for pulmonary hypertension. Fifty patients were investigated for suspected  or known PH underwent right heart cath in the CMR. Durations of separate procedural components were recorded, including time taken to pass the catheter from the femoral vein to a stable wedge position (procedure time) and total time the patient spent in the CMR department (department time). The study shows that after initial learning and optimization,total department time per patient was under 60 min, and 3-4 patients can be completed in one afternoon. Therefore the procedure is now routine making the extra visit to the cathlab redundant. A win-win for patient and hospital.

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Breakfast workshop PICS shows iCMR is stepping up

 

On September 6th during the annual PICS symposium Nano4Imaging LLC, BBraun Interventional Systems and pfm medical ag  organized a 2nd breakfast workshop on iCMR in congenital heart disease. The meeting was attended by about 25 clinicians and again showed the strong drive among pediatric centers to move interventional procedures into the MRI. During the workshop drs Reddy (Dallas Children’s) and Ratnayaka (Rady’s Children’s San Diego) shared their experience with MRI guidance. The exchange following their presentations showed that many centers want to move into these procedures, but run into practical and logistic problems with platform suppliers or internal IRB applications. The workshop was also the product launch of the EmeryGlide guidewire by BBraun, and follow-up of last years discussion on clinical indications and medical devices needed to extend the current arena of iCMR.

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Nano4Imaging LLC officially opened

Our conference posts in the past year were already clear about positive clinical developments and perspectives in the USA. To enable customer and distributor support and supply, we have now opened an office in Columbus (OH). The facility has a QM system from which we can store and ship product throughout the USA. The manager is Michael Barilla. The office address:  7239 Sawmill Rd,  Dublin OHIO 43016.  Michael can be reached via cell: 614-716-8570.

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PICS: first steps into US pediatric cardiology

PICS will be focusing on the latest interventional catheter strategies for congenital and structural heart disease in children and adults. Therefore we are eager to exhibit for first time at this annual meeting in September 2018, and look forward to share our product and process know-how on moving your cathlab procedures to the MRI. .

Step by our Booth 124 to meet the team and learn more about our products!

See you in Vegas!!

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CMR2018- interventional MRI is taking off

CMR 2018 was again a major step forward for interventional MRI. CMR 2018 focused on the theme of “Improving Clinical Value by Technical Advances,” emphasizing the goal of both Societies to improve clinical outcomes in cardiovascular disease through innovation. This paved the way for a complete afternoon session with a line-up of speakers showing recent advances in their centers (e.g Dallas Childrens, RFH London, Helios Leipzig) and others (e.g. San Diego, NIH, Munich) pointing at the next indications to do in MRI. After SCMR 2017 in Washington also a live case of interventional MRI was broadcasted into the plenary meeting, this time from Kings College, London by Reza Rezavi.  Notably, many American clinicians were happy that an FDA registered product is now available via Nano4Imaging. It was also clear from the meeting that a lot of our customers have to go through the same cumbersome pathway with hospital authorities, platform suppliers and many others. Nano4Imaging will launch a platform soon to share best practices and connect customers.

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Q4 2017 brings both FDA 510 and renewed CE label

December 15th 2017

Nano4Imaging received (renewed) CE label for its existing and new guidewire (EmeryGlide TM). Within the last quarter we have now obtained both FDA 510 K and CE labels and are eager to move forwards with our clinical and business partners to move more and more cathlab procedures to the MRI suite. We would like to thank our contract manufacturer CMI (Dresden) for their endurance and persistence to get the certifications timely. Please come and see us at the CMR2018 in Barcelona (Jan 31st -Feb 3rd 2018) or at AEPC in Athens (May 10-12th 2018). In the meantime we will also set-up our sales and clinical applications in the USA. It will be an exciting clinical year for Nano4Imaging!!

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