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MEDRAD® Centargo

The next big step in CT injector technology

The new MEDRAD®  Centargo CT Injection System minimises your injector touch time by automating manual processes, helping you to focus on what matters most in every CT scan – the patient.

*Red Dot Design Award, has become established internationally as one of the most sought-after seals of quality for good design.

Centargo injector

With Centargo.

For easy set-up and patient change over:

  • Pre-assembled 24-hour Day Set.
  • Fast changeover using click-in Patient Line – 20 seconds.

Designed with safety in mind:

  • Inlet and outlet air detection in addition to automatic air removal within reservoirs.
  • Recessed connection where Patient Line connects on the Day Set.
  • Dual check valves in the Patient line.

Together with excellent performance1:

  • Piston-based fluid delivery.
  • Heat maintainers for contrast reservoirs.

And modern convenience:

  • Integrated prime container.
  • Dual screen configuration within scan and control room.
  • Training videos on Control Room Unit (CRU).
  • VirtualCare™ for remote monitoring, updates, and diagnostics

With Efficiency.

Centargo is designed for a simple, reliable and automated workflow, easy daily set-up and quick change time between patients.

  • Centargo’s daily set-up process can be completed in under 2 minutes.
  • The simple click-in patient line auto-primes upon insertion and is ready for the next patient in less than 20 seconds.

With Confidence.

Less manual data entry and the intuitive user interface help you confidently complete your daily tasks.

  • The barcode reader reduces manual data entry and provides easy traceability and access to contrast and injection details.*
  • Touch screen within the scan room so that you can be close to your patient.

*When combined with Automated Documentation software.

With Quality.

Centargo offers the Bayer MEDRAD® quality that you have come to trust.

  • Piston-based fluid delivery and personalised contrast media protocol software.*
  • Three inlet air sensors and one outlet air sensor as well as reservoir air detection and automatic air removal.
  • Cordless mobility with a battery powered, Wi-Fi enabled configuration.
    *P3T® and Protocol Assistant Software.

With Workflow Solutions.

  • Integrated barcode reader for contrast data capture.
  • Automated Documentation for access to contrast and injection information in PACS.
  • Smart Protocols to calculate individualised injection parameters.
  • Advanced Scanner Connectivity for protocol exchange and device synchronisation.

With Bayer.

Rely on our decades of experience, comprehensive service, expert clinical support and dedicated sales teams to make sure that you receive the solutions your department needs.

  • Think ahead. Plan Ahead. Stay Ahead.
  • Bayer is your partner for peace of mind and patient care.



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      Description Specification
      Volume Range 1 mL to 200 mL for contrast and saline phases; 1 mL to 400 mL for DualFlow phases (in 1 mL increments)
      Flow Rate Range 0.1 to 10 mL/sec in 0.1 mL/sec increments
      DualFlow Simultaneous injection of contrast and saline in increments of 5%
      Patency Check / Test Inject Real time flow rate adjustment and multi-phase test injections
      Programmable Pressure Limit From 50 psi to 300 psi in 1 psi increments (also displayable in kPa and kg/cm²)
      Programmable Delay 1 second to 900 seconds in 1 second increments
      Pause Maximum pause time of 20 minutes
      Fluid Loading Contrast: 50 mL – 500 mL
      Saline: 50 mL to 1000 mL
      Fluid Reservoirs (volume) Three 200 mL reservoirs (two contrast and one saline)
      Injection Capabilities Maximum of 6 phases per injection. Maximum of 10 injections per exam
      Fluid Delivery Method Piston-based
      Day Set Pre-assembled, labelled for 24-hour use, designed for set-up in less than 2 minutes
      Patient Line 250 cm, single hand design, dual check valves, auto-primes upon insertion
      Displays Two independent, Wi-Fi enabled, full colour, touch screen units with modern graphical user interfaces located in the scan room and control room
      Air Detection Three inlet air sensors and one outlet air sensor. Includes reservoir air detection and automatic air removal
      Battery Performance Up to 16 hours or up to 60 injections
      Integrated Prime Container (vol) 680 mL
      Injector Dimensions (WxDxH) 76.2 x 68.6 x 167.6 cm
      Injector Weight (approx.) 76 kg (Pedestal configuration)
      Available Scanner Interface ISI 700, ISI 900 and Connect.CT
      Smart Protocols P3T® algorithms calculate individualised injection protocols for cardiac CT, CT pulmonary angiography and CT imaging of abdominal organs
      Protocol Assistant Provides basic protocol calculations for a range of procedure types
      eGFR calculator Available on control room and scan room units


      For more information contact your local Bayer

      representative via our contact page.


      1 Chaya A, Jost G, Endrikat J. Radiol Technol. 2019 Mar;90(4):344-352.

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