• MEDRAD® Centargo

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MEDRAD® Centargo

The next big step in CT injector technology

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


With Centargo.

For easy set-up and patient-to-patient change over:

  • Pre-assembled 24-hour Day Set with optional replaceable spikes
  • Fast changeover using snap-in Patient Line

Designed with safety in mind:

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

Together with excellent performance:

  • 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
  • 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 scans.

  • Centargo’s daily set-up process can be completed in under 2 minutes.
  • The simple snap-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 personalized 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 through a battery powered, Wi-Fi enabled configuration.

*P3T® and Protocol Assistant


With Smart Applications.

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

With Bayer.

Rely on our decades of experience, comprehensive service networks, 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.


Centargo Overview

Centargo Workflow

Medrad Centargo Do lesss care more


Description Specification
Volume Range 1 mL to 200 mL for contrast and flush 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 Available on control room and scan room units
Fluid Delivery Method piston-based
Day Set Pre-assembled, labeled for 24-hour use, designed for set-up in less than 2 minutes
Patient Line 250 cm, single hand design, two check valves, auto-primes upon insertion
Displays Two independent, Wi-Fi enabled, full color, 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
Available Scanner Interface ISI 700, ISI 900 and Connect.CT
Personalized Protocols, Routine Protocol Assistant provides basic protocol calculations for a range of procedure types
Personalized Protocols, Advanced P3T® algorithms calculate individualized injection protocols for cardiac CT, CT pulmonary angiography and CT imaging of abdominal organs
eGFR calculator Available on control room and scan room units


For more information contact your local Bayer
representative via our contact page.

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