SurgiVision Announces Company Name Change to MRI InterventionsMemphis, TN, May 16, 2011. SurgiVision, Inc. announced today that it has changed its company name to MRI Interventions, Inc. In connection with its name change, the company also has re-launched its website at www.MRIinterventions.com.
"Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, has been a mainstay in diagnostic imaging for over three decades. The recent trend has been towards applying this powerful imaging modality to guide therapeutic interventions," said Kimble Jenkins, CEO. "Our new company name reflects our position as a leader in this emerging field of medicine and it will allow us to better communicate our mission and strategy within the health care industry."
About MRI Interventions, Inc.
Founded in 1998, MRI Interventions, Inc. is creating innovative platforms for performing the next generation of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the brain and heart. Utilizing a hospital's existing MRI suite, the company's FDA-cleared ClearPoint® system is designed to enable a range of minimally invasive procedures in the brain. In partnership with Siemens Healthcare, MRI Interventions is developing the ClearTraceTM system to enable MRI-guided catheter ablations to treat cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation. Building on the imaging power of MRI, the company's interventional platforms strive to improve patient care while reducing procedure costs and times. MRI Interventions is also working with Boston Scientific Corporation to incorporate its MRI-safety technologies into Boston Scientific's implantable leads for cardiac and neurological applications. For more information, please visit www.MRIinterventions.com.