Trending Topics

VeinViewer Flex projects HD image of vasculature

Device uses near-infrared light to distinguish between tissue and blood vessels; showing the way for difficult IV access situations

VeinViewer Flex.jpg

Image Christie

The Christie VeinViewer Flex is a vein-finding device that projects a high-definition (HD) image of a patient’s vein directly onto the surface of the skin, allowing paramedics to see blood vessel patterns up to 15 mm deep.

The VeinViewer Flex is designed to assist paramedics in difficult intravenous (IV) access situations that require administering IV fluids and medications during emergency situations.

The VeinViewer uses harmless, near-infrared light, which is absorbed by hemoglobin in the patient’s blood and reflected by surrounding tissue. VeinViewer captures that information, processes it and projects a real-time, HD image of the patient’s veins directly on the surface of the skin.

Visit the Christie VeinViewer Flex website for more information.

Exploring the infection control benefits of chlorhexidine, alcohol, betadine and povidone iodine-alcohol
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse diverted ambulances for approximately six hours
Croton-on-Hudson first responders were initially unable to reach the injured hiker, who fell 50 feet down an embankment, because the trail was washed out