News | August 13, 2013

IMRIS Obtains CE Mark for First Ceiling-Mounted Intra-Operative CT Solution

Visius iCT expands surgical theater imaging into European market

August 13, 2013 — IMRIS Inc. has obtained regulatory CE mark for Visius iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted intraoperative computed tomography (CT), allowing for sales and marketing in the European Union.

IMRIS received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for Visius iCT on July 18, 2013. The company now has systems sold to three major eastern U.S. neurosciences centers with installations in progress at two of these centers.

Visius iCT provides personalized radiation dose management together with diagnostic quality imaging during surgical procedures to assist surgeons in critical decision making and procedure guidance. The 64-slice scanner effortlessly moves into and out of the operating room (OR) in about 30 seconds during surgery using ceiling-mounted rails to ease workflow. The scanner can travel into two adjacent ORs to allow the hospital to use it for more patients.

Patient transport and need for floor-mounted rails used by other systems are eliminated which opens up valuable OR space and allows unimpeded movement of surgical equipment and maintaining familiar surgical protocols, workflow and infection control procedures. The Visius iCT also offers the longest scanner travel range on the market today.

Minimizing radiation dose is critical. VISIUS iCT features a suite of software applications such as 3-D volume rendering to aid in surgical planning and dose reduction algorithms which consider a patient's unique characteristics and imaging target to maximize image quality and minimize dose. The system software allows dosage visualization prior to the scan and adjustments based on specific clinical need with detailed dosage reports produced after each scan.

For more information: www.imris.com

Related Content

Illustration of how spectral CT can help confirm findings on a conventional CT scan without requiring follow-up imaging, such as a nuclear scan. The conventional CT on the left, and the dual-energy CT on the right confirms an infarct.

Illustration of how spectral CT can help confirm findings on a conventional CT scan without requiring follow-up imaging, such as a nuclear scan. The conventional CT on the left, and the dual-energy CT on the right confirms an infarct. Image from Philips Healthcare.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021 — Philips Healthcare released a workhorse...
FDA Clears AiCE Image Reconstruction on Canon's Aquilion Precision CT
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 21, 2019
Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance on its Advanced...
FDA Clears Modules of AI-Rad Companion Chest CT From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 26, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared three modules of AI-Rad Companion Chest CT, an intelligent...
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 07, 2019
This is an example of in-stent restenosis shown using spectral CT imaging.
Achenbach to Receive Inaugural 2019 Stephan Achenbach Pioneer Award in Cardiovascular CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 10, 2019
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) will present Stephan Achenbach, M.D., FSCCT with the inaugural...
New Type of Cardiac Care to Cut Imaging Wait Times and Unnecessary Hospital Admissions
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 20, 2019
A new type of care for cardiac patients at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, has the potential to reduce heart imaging...
Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for AiCE Reconstruction Technology for CT
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 18, 2019
Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. has received 510(k) clearance on its new deep convolutional neural network (DCNN) image...
SCCT Announces 2019 Gold Medal Award Recipients

Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., (left) and Gilbert Raff, M.D., (right)

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 05, 2019
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) will present the 2019 Gold Medal Award to Jonathon Leipsic, M....
Johns Hopkins Medicine First in U.S. to Install Canon Medical's Aquilion Precision
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 26, 2019
Johns Hopkins Medicine now has access to the first Ultra-High Resolution computed tomography (UHR CT) system for...