IRVINE, Calif. - MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB:MRIC) announced that surgeons at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston are utilizing the power of the ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System to perform real-time, MRI guided neuro navigation for both biopsy and laser ablation of brain tumors in a single setting.
"I am extremely pleased with the accuracy provided by the ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System to precisely target, biopsy and treat lesions under real-time MRI visualization," said Dr. Sujit Prabhu, Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery.
The ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System enables minimally-invasive neurosurgery under continuous MRI guidance, offering surgeons real-time direction and a direct view of the inside of a patient's brain during a procedure. MRI provides more detailed visualization of the brain's tissue compared to other imaging technologies.
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Building on the imaging power of MRI, MRI Interventions is creating innovative platforms for performing the next generation of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the brain and heart. The ClearPoint system, which has received 510(k) clearance and is CE marked, utilizes a hospital's existing diagnostic or intraoperative MRI suite to enable a range of minimally invasive procedures in the brain. For more information, please visit www.mriinterventions.com.
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Wendelin Maners, Vice President Marketing