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Get your rhythm back.

Serious heart rhythm disorders called arrhythmias, affect the lives of millions of people daily. Unfortunately, most treatments for these conditions are generic and one-size-fits-all, with mixed results.

But there’s hope.

We believe there is a better way to address serious heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. Using Abbott Electrophysiology’s technology, doctors can identify the sources of arrhythmias that are unique to each person. Now treatment can be tailored to your individual needs.

Find Your Source.
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Get Your Rhythm Back.

Find a doctor near you who is using the Topera Rotor Mapping System

The most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation (AF, or afib) is a serious global public health problem which affects millions of people around the world. If left untreated, AF doubles the risk of heart-related deaths and also increases stroke risk by up to 500%. Unfortunately, although it is such a serious health problem, AF has historically been difficult to treat with an acceptable degree of success.

In response to this unaddressed need, Abbott, Inc. has developed a unique 3D analysis and mapping solutions (the Abbott 3D Mapping System), which consists of the RhythmView Workstation and FIRMap diagnostic catheter. The Abbott 3D Mapping System has been designed to enable physicians to view the electrical activity of the heart, thereby supporting the diagnosis and patient-specific treatment planning for a variety of heart arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia.

The Abbott 3D Mapping System received FDA Clearance in 2013 band is now in routine use at several leading medical centers throughout the United States.

RhythmView® System

RhythmViewWorkstation-100Mapping the source of atrial fibrillation (Afib) is essential in providing individual, patient specific therapy. The RhythmView Workstation is the first validated system to specifically identify rotors and focal sources. Using proprietary algorithms to visualize electrical activity in the chamber, the system displays the dynamic pattern as a FIRMap®. Electrophysiologists can use this graphical display of left and right atrial activity to assist in the diagnosis of arrhythmias and facilitate patient-specific atrial fibrillation treatment decisions. The RhythmView Workstation has a small footprint and is easy to maneuver for hassle-free integration into any EP lab environment.

RhythmView Workstation features include:

  • The ability to directly visualize accurate activation patterns in complex arrhythmias such as Afib
  • Intra-procedure mapping for fast feedback, which facilitates patient-specific treatment decisions during the procedure
  • The ability to map entire chambers at once when used in conjunction with the FIRMap proprietary mapping tool

RhythmView Workstation’s Rotor Identification Toolset

Rotor Identification made easier with our newest set of tools designed to help electrophysiologists identify the sources of Afib.

The enhanced Rotational Activity Profile (RAP) tool automatically identifies areas with the greatest rotational activity.   RAP now has multi-color intensity capability that scales from red (highest/most rotations) to black (off).   This enhancement to RAP uses intuitive visual cues to highlight the areas of greatest rotor activity and will enable the user to quickly and consistently identify areas of interest. This enhancement also reduces the potential for false negatives.

New Spotlight Control allows physicians to quickly and easily focus on areas of interest once rotors are identified. With a click on a button, it dims areas allowing the user to eliminate from view areas that are not of interest and hone in on those that are. Spotlight Control also allows for “focus” via a slider bar so the user can define the size of the areas to be darkened.

Signal Quality Indicator (SQI) provides an intuitive visual cue that alerts physicians of any quality concerns with current electrograms. SQI shows the average electrode signal quality of the displayed timeframe. This provides a simple and effective visual cue (green = good signal quality; red = poor signal quality) of overall electrogram quality. By alerting you to the presence of signal problems, you can avoid wasted time and choose time segments with the best relative signal quality.

Procedure Notebook makes it easy to compare rotors in different time segments. It displays a list of time segments that have been displayed during a procedure. Users can click on any previously displayed segment and show it alongside the current map which facilitates comparison of rotor activity between different time intervals.