IMRIS sponsoring Practical Clinic and exhibiting intraoperative MR and CT imaging techniques at AANS

April 1, 2014

Solutions provide on-demand access to state-of-the-art imaging during

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM)
(“IMRIS” or the “Company”) today announced sponsorship of a Practical
Clinic on brain mapping and awake surgical mapping techniques and
exhibition at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
2014 scientific meeting April 5-9 in San Francisco.

Consistent with the conference’s overarching theme and the mission of
IMRIS of expanding neurosurgery, the course will review current
technologies and challenges for pre-operative and intraoperative brain
mapping for tumors and epilepsy. The IMRIS VISIUS(®) intraoperative MRI is one of the technologies currently used
effectively in these applications. AANS visitors are encouraged to
learn more about IMRIS products at booth 913.

The global leader in intraoperative imaging solutions, IMRIS products
give surgeons on-demand access to real-time data and state-of-the-art
imaging during the procedure in the operating room (OR) without moving
the patient. VISIUS Surgical Theatres by IMRIS are equipped with either
high-field MR or 64-slice computed tomography (CT) that moves to the
patient on ceiling-mounted rails. The Company also designs and
manufactures proprietary head fixation devices, horseshoe headrests,
imaging coils, and OR tables for use in this unique and multifunctional
intraoperative environment.

“Our advanced systems integrate the latest MR and CT scanner technology
within the surgical suite,” said IMRIS President and CEO Jay D. Miller.
“Growing clinical evidence and neurosurgical applications using our
systems are showing that having immediate access to diagnostic quality
imaging without moving the patient during surgery is valuable for
improved patient outcomes and reduced risks.”


IMRIS (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) is a global leader in providing image
guided therapy solutions through its VISIUS Surgical Theatre – a
revolutionary, multifunctional surgical environment that provides
unmatched intraoperative vision to clinicians to assist in decision
making and enhance precision in treatment. The multi-room suites
incorporate diagnostic quality high-field MR, CT and angio modalities
accessed effortlessly in the operating room setting. VISIUS Surgical
Theatres serve the neurosurgical, spinal, cardiovascular and
cerebrovascular markets and have been selected by 57 leading medical
institutions around the world.


Source: PR Newswire

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