“Our team has worked diligently over the past four years to bring the NvisionVLE Imaging System to clinicians and patients, and we are pleased that our efforts were recognized by the MDEA with this award,” said
Winners were announced last night at the 2014 MDEA Ceremony held in conjunction with the MD&M East event at the
The MDEA is the medtech industry’s premier design competition committed to searching worldwide for the highest caliber finished medical devices, products, systems, or packaging available on the market. The awards program celebrates the achievements of the medical device manufacturers, their suppliers and the many people behind the scenes – engineers, scientists, designers, and clinicians – who are responsible for the cutting-edge products that are saving lives, improving patient health care and transforming medtech.
About The NvisionVLE™ Imaging System
NinePoint Medical’s proprietary NvisionVLE Imaging System will enable physicians and pathologists to endoscopically view real-time, high-resolution, volumetric images of organs and tissues up to 3mm deep at better than 10 micron resolution. Utilizing an advanced form of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) also known as OFDI (optical frequency-domain imaging), NvisionVLE provides treating physicians and pathologists with cross-sectional, volumetric digital images of a patient’s organ – including below the surface of the tissue, over very large areas. This imaging information can be used to aid clinician decision-making relative to biopsy placement or treatment planning. The NvisionVLE Imaging System is indicated for use as an imaging tool in the evaluation of human tissue microstructure, including esophageal tissue microstructure, by providing two-dimensional, cross-sectional, real-time depth visualization. The safety and effectiveness of this device for diagnostic analysis (i.e. differentiating normal versus specific abnormalities) in any tissue microstructure or specific disease has not been evaluated.
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