Philips and Hansen Medical signed agreement to advance treatment of irregular Heartbeats





Royal Philips Electronics and Hansen Medical, Inc. announced joint development and cooperation agreements to co-develop integrated products that may simplify complex cardiac procedures to diagnose and treat irregular heartbeats, also known as arrhythmias.

Royal Philips Electronics and Hansen Medical, Inc. announced joint development and cooperation agreements to co-develop integrated products that may simplify complex cardiac procedures to diagnose and treat irregular heartbeats, also known as arrhythmias.

The agreements will enable the creation of integrated product solutions by combining Philips' Allura Xper X-Ray system with Hansen Medical's Sensei(R) Robotic Catheter System. The resulting innovations will seek to enable electrophysiologists to perform complex procedures with greater confidence and improved efficiency.

Gerard Winkels, vice president and general manager, Electrophysiology for Philips Healthcare said, This agreement is an important step in the development of our dedicated electrophysiology business program. By collaborating with best-in-class companies such as Hansen Medical, we're able to develop comprehensive solutions designed around the needs of the electrophysiologist

The Philips' integrated EP lab system combines the proven Allura Xper X-Ray family with specifically designed innovations like EP cockpit and EP navigator to improve the lab environment, facilitating complex procedures and integrating the EP workflow process.