IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB:MRIC) today announced that Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in San Francisco, California, has become the first VA hospital to offer MRI-guided asleep deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery to veterans suffering from Parkinson's disease. Dr. Paul Larson, Chief of Neurosurgery at the San Francisco VAMC, led the center's first asleep DBS procedure on October 25, 2013, using the ClearPoint ® Neuro Intervention System's real-time MRI guidance and visualization to plan, target, and confirm results of the surgery, all within the hospital's diagnostic MRI suite.
MRI Interventions' ClearPoint System Facilitates Asleep DBS Surgery At San Francisco VA Medical Center For Veterans With Parkinson's Disease
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