In an effort to improve people’s lives through meaningful innovations in the area of healthcare, Royal Philips introduced Philips Intuis, which is a clinically versatile catheterisation lab (cath lab) with the state-of-theart live image guidance technology, as the latest innovation in image-guided therapy to ensure less invasive and more precise surgical procedures.
Intuis is an advanced, entrylevel cath lab designed, developed and manufactured at the Philips Healthcare Innovation Center (HIC) in Pune (India). It offers a full spectrum of capabilities ranging from innovation, design, research and development (R&D), and services to manufacturing of healthcare products.
Intuis – An Important Milestone
• Underlines HIC’s role as a healthcare innovation and manufacturing centre for India and other growth markets
• Increases the scope of extending access to affordable cardiac care in tier-II and tier-III cities in India
• Scope of extending Philips’s footprint beyond India to other growth geographies
• Offers new possibilities in interventional procedures in India
• Empowers interventional cardiologists and vascular specialists to decide, guide and confirm the right therapy for their patients in real time
• Offers affordable care through its image quality and economic value
“We aim to deliver innovations to enhance existing image-guided minimally invasive therapies and to enable new ones,” – Bert van Meurs, General Manager Image Guided Therapy at Philips
“Today interventional cardiologists need reliable systems that will help them perform a broad range of procedures,” – Rekha Ranganathan, General Manager Mobile Surgery, Philips Image Guided Therapy Systems and Head of Philips HIC
• Follows Philips’ DoseWise X-ray dose management philosophy
• Performs a wide range of diagnostic and interventional procedures, including cardiac, vascular and electrophysiology procedures, as well as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and non-vascular interventions
• Enhances patient care by intelligent and intuitive integration of live imaging and real-time therapy guidance