FDA clears portable device for ultrasound-guided procedures

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Houston Medical Robotics has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the Euclid Tier 1 Mini Access system, which is a portable, handheld device that integrates ultrasound imaging systems to facilitate placement of a needle and guidewire into a targeted anatomical location for a variety of therapeutics applications.

"[O]ur initial target for the Euclid Tier 1 Mini Access system is reducing complications associated with central venous catheter placement," said Jeffery J. Sheldon, Houston Medical's chairman and CEO.