Evaluation: Novarix IV-eye Near-Infrared Vein Finder
May 23, 2018 | Evaluations & Guidance
The Novarix IV-eye is a fair choice for vascular access applications. The device demonstrated major disadvantages in the performance category and offers few advantages, as described below.The IV-eye. (Image courtesy of Novarix.)
- The IV-eye uses near-infrared (NIR) light to identify and assess peripheral veins suitable for vascular access procedures such as blood sampling and IV infusion.
a) The IV-eye enhances assessment of veins that are identified using conventional techniques of direct visualization and...