INX-1000A CO2 INJECTOR

The first CO2 Injector for angiography that you can use like a contrast agent injector

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Key points of the machine:

VIMAP OTHERS
N M User guided and quick purge process (within 1 - 2 min) to be ready for new patient [PATENTED]
N M Constant flowrate injection and low flowrate injection with 1ml/s precision
N M Multi procedures and multi medical device injector (CT Arm, CT, Uttrasound etc..)
N M Flowrate mode: Automatically calculate the injection time
N M CO2 sensors to alert in case of air presence in the injected gas
N M Integrated CO2 heating system to prevent cold CO2 to be injected
N M Automatic and real-time creation of CO2 pressure between X to X mmHg, no user operation required except setting the pressure, can be modified during injection
N M Real-time injection graph with the visualization of the injection
N M Large touch pannel monitor for easy reading at 4-5m
N M Optimal height of the touch screen for standing up operation and to be higher than the patient
N M Uses large CO2 cylinders of up to 4kg of charge

And more…

  • Friendly interface and easy to use
  • Specific cart for safe storage of 2 large cylinders and administration sets
  • Specially designed administration kits, with double filtration, anti-return valve and 2 way valve to alternate between contrast agent and CO2.
  • Adminstration set equiped with Anti return valve
  • Easy preventive maintenance on site due to a maintenance tool box connected to the device

A NATURAL PROCESS

THAT LEAVES NO TRACES AND CAN BE REPEATED

THE ADVANTAGES OF CO2 OVER CONTRAST AGENTS

 

  •  UNLIMITED AMOUNT OF INJECTIONS POSSIBLE

With conventional contrast agent injectors, at each injection, the iodine will accumulate in the patient’s body and will need hours to be eliminated through the kidneys. It is a lengthy process that is not completed during the surgery. With CO2 injectors, the CO2 is eliminated at each circulation cycle when the blood reaches the lungs.

This means that you can do as many CO2 injections as you need if you respect to the timing of blood circulation (which depends on the injection site) and the capacity of the patient’s lungs. With the INX-1000A you can even program periodical automatic injections for the whole duration of the surgery, as long as you remain in the patient’s capacity to naturally eliminate the CO2

This is especially useful during long angiography surgeries in interventional radiology, where you may need to do a lot of image acquisitions.

  • LOWER VISCOSITY VISCOSITY, IMPROVED IMAGE QUALITY

Carbon dioxide has a lower viscosity in comparison to iodine-based contrast agents. This characteristic allows CO2 to effectively penetrate the finest vessels within the vascular system, resulting in enhanced image detail and enabling the visualization of vessels that may remain imperceptible when using conventional contrast agents.

  • NO SIDE EFFECTS

Using CO2 has no side effect and it is quickly eliminated once the blood circulates through the lungs. This is particularly important for patients that have allergy to iodine content agents or patients that have kidneys deseases or failure.

  • LESS X-RAYS NEEDED

CO2 has a lower density and produces images in negative contrast. This lower density allows for the acquisition of images with reduced X-ray dosage, improving patient safety and health.

  • COST EFFECTIVE

CO2 has a very low cost compared to any contrast agent, resulting in lower operate costs.

QUICK PURGE SYSTEM

PATENTED

 

AUTOMATIC GUIDED AND USER FRIENDLY PROCESS

Automatic guided user friendly purge process in 7 steps. Between one and two minutes for the achievement of the 7 steps.

After the purge, the users will be sure to have 100% CO2 in the machine and in the line, effectively eliminating any traces of the physiological solution and residual gases. Once this process is complete, the machine is ready to safely inject a new patient.

CO2 MONITORING

The CO2 content in the INX-1000A and the patient line is monitored in real time by an electronic high precision CO2/air analysis sensor.

DIFFERENT INJECTION MODES

FLOW RATE MODE

Automatically calculate the injection time

When you set a volume and a flow rate, the INX-1000A will automatically adjust the injection time.

TIME MODE

 Automatically calculate the injection flow rate

When you set a volume and an injection time, the INX-1000A will automatically adust the injection flow rate.

CONSTANT FLOW RATE

PATENTED

 

CONSTANT FLOW RATE AND HIGH PRECISION

Constant flow rate injection and low flow rate injection with 1 ml/s precision. Other CO2 injectors available on the market do not manage the regulation of the flow rate.

This is an essential feature to adapt the flow to the procedure, particularly to the size of the vessel. Small vessels have lower blood circulation speed. If you are targeting the contrast of extremities or small vessels, it is necessary to have a long injection with a low flow rate. Controlling the flow rate is also a necessary and safety-critical feature when injecting close to parts sensitive to the creation of bubbles.

REAL TIME INJECTION GRAPH

You can use this graph to visualize the injection process accurately, providing real-time status updates, including the start and completion times.

SAFETY FEATURES

INTEGRATED PRESSURE REDUCER

The pressure reducer is seamlessly integrated within the INX-1020A, eliminating the need for a separate pressure reducer on your cylinder. This setup minimizes the risk of damage to the pressure reducer in case of cylinder falls or impacts.

UNMATCHED PRECISION

The machine continually monitors pressure and is has a constant pressure system that maintains the preset pressure within:

min: +/-1mmHg at 35mmHg
max: +/-10mmHg at 1500mmHg

ADMNINISTRATION KITS AND DISPOSABLES

ALTERNATE BETWEEN CO2 AND CONTRAST MEDIA

Our sterile and latex-free disposables are specially designed to alternate between injecting CO2 and iodinated contrast media.

A 2-way valve with two Luer lock connectors enables you to connect your iodinated contrast media injector at the same time as the INX-1000A and to switch at any time between the INX-1000A and a conventional contrast media injector.

DOUBLE FILTRATION

Double filtration with two hydrophilic filters protects the patient and machine with the highest viral and bacterial standards.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Double filtration
  • Anti Return valve
  • Included 50 ml single-use syringe
  • 2 way valve
  • Latex Free
  • Sterile

 

AUTOMATIC AND REAL TIME CO2 PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT

EXCLUSIVE

 

NO NEED FOR PRE-PRESSURIZED CO2 TANKS OR BAG

With the INX-1000A, the pressure is automatically and instantaneously generated by a sophisticated electronic proportional valves system. You can change at any moment the pressure, even during the injection process, should you wish to repeat the injection with higher pressure.

Notably, there is no need for a pre-pressurized CO2 tank or bag.

DEDICATED CART

Specific cart for the storage of the CO2 bottles and administration sets.

Small Footprint

Being only 55 cm wide, the small diameter of the cart makes it easy to store and move.

Large C02 tanks

The cart is designed to fit  2 tanks of up to 4Kg of charge each, instead of the most commonly used 1KG bottles, allowing continuous operation for prolonged periods of time.

EXAMPLE OF PROCEDURES

  • CO2 peripheral extremity arteries
  • CO2 aortography Runoff
  • CO2 renal artery angioplasty and stenting
  • CO2 visceral angiography and intervention
  • CO2 transplant renal artery DSA
  • CO2 for detection of bleeding
  • CO2 mesenteric Artery
  • CO2 abdominal Aortogram
  • CO2 femoral arteries
  • CO2 popliteal arteries
  • CO2 guided EVAR
  • CO2 Iliac or pelvic artery
  • CO2 peripheral and central vein
  • CO2 upper extremity venography
  • CO2 for hemodialysis access
  • CO2 splenoportal venogram
  • CO2 arm venogram
  • CO2 vena cavography prior to filter placement
  • CO2 inferior vena cava
  • CO2 renal Vein
  • CO2 direct Portography
  • CO2 wedged hepatic venography
  • CO2 splenoportography
  • CO2 lower Limb
  • CO2 dialysis Fistula
  • CO2 pelvic Anteriogram
  • CO2 leg Anteriogram
  • CO2 renal Transplant
  • CO2 TIPS procedure