WINNIPEG, Jan. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMRIS Inc. (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced it has secured its first order in Australia for its IMRISneuro surgical imaging solution, thereby expanding its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The Canberra Hospital has chosen a two-room configuration of the IMRISneuro MR-guided intraoperative suite as part of a larger Australian Capital Territory infrastructure project.
IMRISneuro is a fully integrated operating room suite, including IMRIS' one-of-a-kind movable, high-field MRI. The new technology allows surgeons to safely image patients in the operating room during brain surgery, helping to rule out complications before the patient leaves the operating room.
"IMRIS continues its global expansion with this first order in Australia for IMRISneuro. This agreement provides further validation that IMRIS' powerful combination of products and people makes IMRISneuro the solution of choice for neurosurgeons around the world," said David Graves, President and CEO of IMRIS.
IMRIS (TSX: IM) is a global leader in providing fully integrated, advanced surgical imaging solutions. The company's flagship product, IMRISneuro, utilizes patented technology that allows a high field MRI scanner to be moved in to the operating room on demand, providing imaging during the surgical procedure without compromising patient safety. This unique and innovative system has been validated by leading neurosurgeons for use in world-class neuroscience centers.
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