First Dedicated Breast MRI by Aurora Installed in Naples Hospital

February 13, 2009 - The first permanent installation of the Aurora Dedicated Breast MRI System at the Istituto Nazionale Tumori Giovanni Pascale Hospital in Naples, Italy.

Returning to his hometown of Napoli, president of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano conducted the inauguration ceremony. With a willingness to witness and learn of the Aurora Systems capabilities and how it would potentially improve the early detection of breast cancer for the women of Italy, President Napolitano stated “this is not just a technology, this is a miracle.”

The Aurora Breast MRI System remains the only FDA-cleared dedicated breast MRI system specifically designed for the detection of breast disease. “Aurora is both honored and humbled to have President Napolitano express such an interest in our technology,” said Olivia Ho Cheng, president and chief executive officer, Aurora Imaging Technology. “As more and more countries see the clinical benefits of the Aurora System, the desire to integrate this technology within their healthcare system continues to grow at a rapid pace. Aurora will continue to deploy this advanced technology around the world as we find health organizations equally dedicated in the fight against breast disease,” added Cheng.
Leading the project at INT G Pascale Hospital was Professor Alfredo Siani, director of the Unita Complessa del Dipartimento Radiodiagnostica. Professor Siani is the current chairman of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (S.I.R.M.) and board member of the European Society of Radiology. “I had seen the Aurora System and its superior capabilities over two years ago. Our team has been working ever since to bring this advanced technology to Napoli and I am very pleased to have the first installation in Europe,” stated Siani.
“With a strong strategic partnership in Paramed (www.paramed.it ) the exclusive distributor for Aurora in the Italian market, and the dedication of Professor Siani and his team, we knew we would accomplish our shared goal of bringing improved care to both the physicians and patients of Italy,” stated Cheng. “I’m confident the Istituto Nazionale Tumori Giovanni Pascale Hospital in Naples will be a beacon of hope for the women of southern Italy and a model to follow among the global healthcare community,” added Cheng.

For more information: www.auroramri.com

Related Content

News | Breast Imaging

February 22, 2022 — The Global Mammography Devices Market stood at $2744.07 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a ...

Time February 22, 2022
arrow
Feature | Breast Imaging | By Bhvita Jani

The rising global incidence rates of breast cancer, coupled with the severe backlog of women requiring breast cancer ...

Time January 20, 2022
arrow
Videos | Breast Imaging

Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR, chief of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Commission, managing partner ...

Time December 13, 2021
arrow
Feature | Radiology Imaging | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

December 8, 2021 — Here is a list of the Top 10 most read pieces of content on ITNonline.com from the month of November ...

Time December 08, 2021
arrow
News | Women's Health

November 22, 2021 — Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) appear to have systemic effects on the body like those of ...

Time November 22, 2021
arrow
News | MRI Breast

October 7, 2021 — An automated system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) can quickly and accurately sift through ...

Time October 07, 2021
arrow
News | Women's Health
October 4, 2021 — Hologic, Inc., an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health ...
Time October 04, 2021
arrow
News | RSNA

August 12, 2021 — RSNA 2021 will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all in-person attendees and exhibitors at ...

Time August 12, 2021
arrow
News | MRI Breast

August 6, 2021 — Oncotarget published "MRI texture features from tumor core and margin in the prediction of response to ...

Time August 06, 2021
arrow
News | RSNA

July 21, 2021 — Registration is now open for the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 107th Scientific Assembly ...

Time July 21, 2021
arrow
Subscribe Now