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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

SphygmoCor XCEL Software Suite
SphygmoCor XCEL Software Suite Technology

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Description: SphygmoCor XCEL Software Suite is arterial pressure waveform analysis software used in conjunction with SphygmoCor hardware. This software provides measures of the central arterial pressure waveform and pulse wave velocity as well as an assessment of arterial stiffness via waveform analysis. This assessment includes augmentation index, augmented pressure, and reflected wave magnitude. SphygmoCor XCEL Software Suite is included with compatible SphygmoCor hardware and can be configured as SphygmoCor Pulse Wave Analysis (PWA), which uses a standard brachial cuff to measure brachial systolic and diastolic pressures, and capture a brachial waveform, or SphygmoCor PWA and Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV), which is used to conduct a carotid-femoral PWV measurement.

Data is stored in a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v24.2
Decision Date: 02/02/2024 at 03:13:48 UTC
Aliases: SphygmoCor XCEL; SphygmoCor
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: AtCor Medical
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/02/2024 at 03:13:48 UTC).