News | August 31, 2009

Radiolucent Cranial Stabilization Takes the Spotlight at Neurological Surgery Conference

 cranial stabilization

Aug. 31, 2009 - Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. is featuring the MAYFIELD Infinity XR2 Radiolucent Cranial Stabilization system, which provides rigid skeletal fixation of a patient's skull for use in neurosurgical procedures that utilize X-ray, fluoroscopy, digital subtraction angiography (DSA) or CT imaging modalities, at the XIV World Congress of Neurological Surgery in Boston, Mass., Aug.30 - Sep. 3, 2009.

The MAYFIELD Infinity XR2 Skull Clamp has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration and CE Mark Certification in the European Union.

Many cerebrovascular procedures, such as aneurysm and arteriovenous malformation (AVM) repair, require fluoroscopy to visualize blood vessels in the bony environment of the skull. Fluoroscopy is also used in the precise placement of cervical spinal implants. Both types of procedures require rigid skeletal fixation. Metal cranial stabilization equipment can cause unwanted image artifacts that hinder the capabilities and usefulness of the fluoroscopy image. The new MAYFIELD Infinity XR2 Radiolucent system allows neurosurgeons to perform fluoroscopy during neurosurgical procedures without compromising image quality. In addition, the new system has been specifically designed to meet the positioning challenges posed by the small size of the pediatric patient.

The MAYFIELD Infinity XR2 Radiolucent Cranial Stabilization System consists of the XR2 Skull Clamp, along with the more robust XR2 Base Unit, and the XR2 Tri-Star Adaptor for use with image guided surgical systems. The MAYFIELD Infinity XR2 Base Unit provides a wide imaging window and easy-to-assemble linkage; it is constructed with composite materials for improved rigidity, strength and durability, all while retaining a high versatility of product maneuverability for optimal patient positioning. The MAYFIELD Infinity XR2 Skull Clamp includes both a quarter turn lock/unlock mechanism on the dual-pin side for easier application to the patient's head, and the unique ability to switch the dual-pin rocker arm from adult to pediatric, quickly and without tools.

For more information: www.Integra-LS.com

Related Content

Canon Aquilion One CT Helps Gates Vascular Institute Adhere to New Stroke Guidelines
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 12, 2018
In stroke, time saved on imaging is time gained in the treatment window. The recently updated guidelines from the...
Guerbet Showcases Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Solutions at RSNA 2018
News | Interventional Radiology | December 12, 2018
Guerbet LLC USA highlighted new and next-level product offerings and partnerships in contrast media, injectors,...
Siemens Healthineers Unveils Multix Impact Digital Radiography System at RSNA 2018
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 11, 2018
At the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 25-30 in...
Coreline Soft Introduces AI Lung Segmentation Solution at RSNA 2018
News | Lung Cancer | December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018 — Korean image software company Coreline Soft Co. Ltd.
FDA Approves New Features for Planmed Verity Cone Beam CT Scanner
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 07, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an approval letter for the new features and intended uses of the...
YITU Releases AI-Based Cancer Screening Solutions at RSNA 2018
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 06, 2018
Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare company YITU healthcare released two brand-new products, Intelligent...
Guerbet Launches Multi-Use OptiVantage Contrast Media Injector in Europe
Technology | Contrast Media Injectors | December 05, 2018
Contrast agent company Guerbet recently announced that the OptiVantage multi-use contrast media injector is now CE...
GE Healthcare Unveils New Applications and Smart Devices Built on Edison Platform
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | December 05, 2018
GE Healthcare recently announced new applications and smart devices built on Edison – a platform that helps accelerate...
Infervision Introduces AI Capabilities for Chest CT Reading
Technology | Computer-Aided Detection Software | November 30, 2018
Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) company Infervision announced the launch of InferRead CT Chest, a new product...
NeuroLogica and MaxQ AI Announce Distribution Agreement
News | Stroke | November 30, 2018
Clinical diagnostics intelligence platform company MaxQ AI and Samsung NeuroLogica announced a distribution agreement...