products represent a radically new way to image vascular
structures. IRIS’s first market-cleared device,
the INRIS Vascular Viewer,
uses infrared light to visualize both superficial
veins and more deeply-located arteries. The visualization
is direct, real-time, and non-invasive.
system comprises four major components:
Infrared light source
Light source controller
Light source masking pad
process is simple and quick. Once the vascular access
site has been selected, the light source is affixed
to the patient’s anatomy with a single-use masking
pad. The light source controller adjusts the output
creating an image that can be viewed through the scope.
With the image as a guide, the healthcare professional
proceeds as normal. The needle (or catheter) appears
as a dark contrast image against the vascular structures.
Rolled veins, bifurcatons, vasospasms, and extravasations
are easily detected. The INRIS Vascular
Viewer delivers the image to the clinician
without an interruption of the traditional vascular