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  1. Neurosurgery : Laser neurosurgery tool wins excellence award

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    Fri, 10 Jul 2015

    Monteris Medical's (Plymouth, MI) NeuroBlate minimally invasive robotic laser neurosurgery tool took a gold medal in the Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies category of the 2015 Medical Design Excellence Awards

  2. Contract Award: Metro Medical Equipment & Supply Wins Federal Modification Contract for "Neurosurgery Microscope (Zeiss)"

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    Tue, 7 Aug 2012

    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has awarded a $163,419.02 federal modified contract on Aug. 4 for " Neurosurgery Microscope (Zeiss)." Contractor Awardee: Metro Medical Equipment & Supply Inc., Corporate Offices and Distribution

  1. Microscopy system harnesses virtual reality technology for image-guided neurosurgery

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    Fri, 2 Sep 2016

    neurosurgeon's eyepiece during microscopic surgery. Joshua Bederson, MD, professor and system chair for the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Health System (New York, NY), is the first neurosurgeon to use the surgical navigation tool, and worked

  2. Neurosurgery /Laser Therapy: Laser opens blood-brain barrier for chemotherapy

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    Fri, 18 Mar 2016

    NeuroBlate laser ablation system (Monteris Medical). The researchers are closely following the participants, said Professor of Neurosurgery Eric C. Leuthardt, MD. "Our early results indicate that the patients are doing much better on average, in terms of survival

  3. NEUROSURGERY /CANCER DETECTION/PROTEOMICS: Regulators approve optical systems for biomedicine

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    Wed, 1 May 2013

    Among recent regulatory approvals for bio-optics products are a second FDA 501(k) clearance for Monteris Medical's (Minneapolis, MN) MRI-guided laser ablation device for brain tumors and other lesions.

  4. NEUROSURGERY /MID-INFRARED LASERS: European team unveils super-precise prototype brain surgery laser

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    Sat, 1 Sep 2012

    An interdisciplinary team of European researchers have created a tabletop solid-state laser system that claims to cut brain tissue with unprecedented precision.

  5. LASER SURGERY/CANCER TREATMENT: Real-time interactivity enhances interstitial brain tumor therapy

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    Sat, 1 May 2010

    low cost, and effective approach to neurosurgery . It is especially appealing when the surgeon can ..... immediately dead boundary. Steerable for neurosurgery The AutoLITT System, a LITT implementation ..... k) clearance in 2009 for use in neurosurgery . It promises another option to some brain tumor

  6. Monteris earns FDA approval of MRI-guided laser surgery tool for "inoperable" brain cancer treatment

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    Mon, 18 May 2009

    MI) has received 501(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of its AutoLITT System in neurosurgery . The AutoLITT MRI-guided laser surgery method is in investigational use at both The Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals

  7. MICROSCOPY/NEUROIMAGING: Third-harmonic generation enables label-free imaging of live brain tissue

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    Sun, 1 May 2011

    The ability to visualize neurons inside living brain tissue is a fundamental requirement in neuroscience and neurosurgery —and a noninvasive probe capable of micrometer-scale resolution is on the wish list of every neurologist. While two

  8. FDA approves clinical study to evaluate MRI-guided laser ablation for epilepsy

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    Mon, 4 Jul 2016

    treatment The Visualase MRI-guided laser ablation system is cleared by the FDA to necrotize or coagulate soft tissue in neurosurgery and other surgical specialties. Through a minimally invasive procedure, laser energy is delivered to the target area using

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