The new state-of-the-art Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab provides physicians with detailed images to optimize treatment outcomes for cardiac patients. This 1,000 square foot Lab offers multiple lighting levels, a mapping system upgrade and an 80 inch monitor for better viewing.
A cardiac electrophysiology lab is used to treat a wide range of arrhythmia disorders, including atrial fibrillation, a leading cause of stroke. These catheter-based procedures can treat rhythm disorders without the need for surgery, which may reduce recovery time and complications.
Specifically, Delray Medical Center has acquired the Allura Xper FD10 X-ray system from Philips. This fully digital system enables physicians to capture and view detailed images of a patient’s coronary structure, thereby facilitating faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease, while providing minimal radiation exposure to their patients.
In addition, Delray Medical Center is the only Electrophysiology Lab in Palm Beach County that has the DoseAware system. This system gives real-time feedback of X-ray doses, so doctors and staff minimize the exposure of radiation.
The system also enables a physician to have better patient access during an exam due to the system’s compact design. The "Bodyguard" system maneuvers quickly around the patient for optimal visualization, but will never collide with the patient or staff.
Another added benefit is the digital Philips Flat Detector. This special screen helps to provide outstanding image quality, with less distortion than older imaging technologies. The Flat Detector helps to enhance diagnostic confidence and promotes better visualization during interventional procedures.