Updated on 18 August 2016
Siemens Healthineers follows its strategy of broadening and complementing its diagnostic imaging portfolio
INSIGHTEC,has announces the signing of a strategic agreement with the global leader in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Siemens Healthineers. The strategic collaboration will involve the development of compatibility between Exablate Neuro and Siemens leading 1.5T and 3T clinical MRI systems, MAGNETOM Aera and Skyra.
With this agreement, Siemens Healthineers follows its strategy of broadening and complementing its diagnostic imaging portfolio with advanced therapy solutions. Both parties will work towards providing access to Exablate Neuro for installed base, as well as new product installation customers.
Exablate Neuro is the world's first and only CE and FDA-approved device for the non-invasive application of MR guided focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor and other conditions. Clinical research, development and regulatory approvals are ongoing for additional neurosurgical applications and markets.
"Our agreement with Siemens Healthineers will allow us to significantly expand Exablate Neuro's market presence. Siemens has embraced our technology and
together we will bring our therapy to significantly more patients and providers," said Maurice R. Ferré MD, INSIGHTEC Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.