Siemens' MR-guided procedures package cleared:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Siemens Medical Systems' MR-guided procedures package has been cleared by the US FDA for use with the Magnetom Open MRI scanner. The package is designed to allow clinicians to conduct MR-guided biopsies and drainage on different parts of the anatomy, although it has not been cleared for use in ablation surgery. Evaluated at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, and six sites in Europe, the package is available as an upgrade option for installed Magnetom Open scanners at a list price of $155,000 which includes an in-room monitor.