It began with no-touch thermometers and it hasn't stopped: medical devices to aid with assessments are becoming increasingly amazing. On October 16, 2017, HyperMed Imaging announced that the company is now offering for sale its new HyperView Imaging System to customers in the United States.
The HyperView System represents a new standard of performance when assessing tissue oxygenation and perfusion in patients with potential circulatory compromise. The HyperView is a fast, handheld, battery operated, non-invasive and portable diagnostic imaging device that is used to assess tissue oxygenation without contacting the patient and without the need for injectable contrast.
The system uses proprietary technology to capture color-coded images containing data that provides the clinician critical information such as oxyhemoglobin levels (Oxy), deoxyhemoglobin levels (Deoxy) and oxygen saturation (O2Sat) in superficial tissue. Such information may assist clinicians when determining if a patient has adequate blood perfusion to heal a wound or maintain healthy tissue. Understanding both arterial and venous sufficiency in the surface tissue may enable clinicians to make more informed decisions regarding when to intervene. The HyperView system also helps document perfusion levels before and after vascular interventional procedures such as: peripheral bypass, stent placement, or balloon angioplasty.