Invivo Wins Medical Design Excellence Award for Prostate Solutions
PEWAUKEE, Wis., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 9, 2010, Invivo was recognized with a 2010 Gold Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) for its DynaCAD for Prostate and DynaTRIM (Trans-Rectal Interventional MRI) clinical solutions. The MDEA awards ceremony took place in early June at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center where gold and silver winners were honored.
Invivo's DynaTRIM is the first commercially available fully MRI-compatible interventional device for Trans-Rectal Interventional MRI of the prostate gland. A removable device, DynaTRIM is designed to affix to an MR imaging table with an open design that allows for flexibility in coil choice and a cleanable foam pad for extra patient comfort. Invivo's DynaCAD for Prostate solution provides physicians with a comprehensive, customizable set of advanced visualization tools for performing real-time analysis of prostate MRI studies.
The pairing of DynaCAD for Prostate with DynaTRIM then enables a physician to conduct targeted MRI interventions of suspicious areas within the prostate gland, reducing the number of cores acquired during biopsy. "The better the sample, the more uniformity in diagnosis and inter-observer variance," explains Dr. David B. Kaminsky of Palm