NUREMBERG, Germany, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Mobile C-arm expert decorated for its Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition* in the New Product & Product Management category
Ziehm Imaging has been awarded with the Gold Stevie Award in the category "New Product & Product Management - Health and Pharmaceuticals" in the 11th annual International Business Awards. The innovation leader in the mobile C-arm market impressed the international jury with Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition, the first fully motorized mobile C-arm.
Winners were determined through two months of preliminary judging and two weeks of final judging. The Stevie Award winners were presented with their awards at a gala banquet at the Westin Paris, France on Friday, 10 October.
"We are extremely proud to be presented with a Stevie Award. This prestigious prize proves our latest product concept right and is a great recognition of our innovation leadership," says Klaus Hörndler, Managing Director of Ziehm Imaging. "Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition is the result of several years of intensive research. This mobile C-arm is exactly tailored to the needs of modern hybrid ORs, and it will allow for enhanced patient care in clinics worldwide."
First C-arm tailored to hybrid OR requirements
Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition is tailored exactly to hybrid OR requirements and offers a flexible, space- and cost-saving alternative to fix installed systems. The first mobile C-arm that is fully motorized in four axes features intuitive joystick operation, a 25 kW generator, various safety functions, and maximum image quality with minimum dose.
Two flat panel options ensure the state-of-the-art C-arm offers reliable high-resolution imaging for the entire range of hybrid OR applications. The 30 cm x 30 cm flat-panel is ideally suited for the complete range of interventional radiology; the 20 cm x 20 cm flat-panel offers heart surgeons a miniaturized design that supports a broad range of heart surgery applications.
Ziehm Imaging has stood for mobile X-ray-based imaging for over 40 years. Since the company was founded in 1972, more than 10,000 C-arms have been installed in hospitals and medical facilities around the globe.
* Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition represents a group of optional hardware and software that creates an option package on the device named Ziehm Vision RFD
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