Hansen Medical, Inc., a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced that it will be exhibiting its Magellan™ Robotic System at the 8th Annual European Symposium of Vascular Biomaterials (ESVB) from Friday, May 10th to Monday, May 13th at the Strasbourg Hilton in Strasbourg, France.
The Company's Magellan Robotic System is installed at Hôpital Civil Strasbourg and has been utilized in numerous successful cases since that time. The Company will be exhibiting the Magellan Robotic System at Booth 5.
Additionally, Francis Macnamara, Hansen Medical's Vice President of Advanced Technology, will be delivering a presentation at the conference titled, "Basics about the Remote Endovascular Catheter Navigation Magellan System" at 8:15 AM on Saturday, May 11th.
"We are excited to be exhibiting our technology at the ESVB Conference, which provides an interactive platform for key opinion leaders and vascular specialists to collaborate and discuss advancements in endovascular technologies," said Bruce Barclay, President and CEO of Hansen Medical. "We have a large and growing pipeline of clinical interest in our Magellan System, and we continue to build on this momentum through exhibitions at conferences such as ESVB and the recent Charing Cross Symposium."
About the Magellan™ Robotic System
Hansen Medical's Magellan Robotic System is based upon the flexible robotic technology incorporated in the Sensei-X® Robotic Catheter System currently sold in the U.S. and Europe, which has been used in over 10,000 patients, but includes a number of key enhancements. In particular, the Magellan Robotic System:
- Provides solid catheter stability for placement of therapeutic devices.
- Is designed to enable predictable procedure times and increased case throughput.
- Allows for independent, individual robotic control of the distal tips of both the outer sheath and the inner leader catheter, as well as robotic manipulation of standard guidewires.
- Is designed to allow for sufficient extension inside the body to access hard to reach peripheral anatomy.
- Preserves the open architecture featured in the Sensei System to allow for the subsequent use of many 6F therapeutic devices on the market today.
- Is designed to potentially reduce physician radiation exposure and fatigue by employing a remote physician workstation.