FDA approves extended use of C-arm

October 29, 2003

Siemens' Siremobil Iso-C, a mobile C-arm capable of generating 3D images, can now be sold in the U.S. as a means for imaging the entire spine. Previously, the FDA had cleared the system only for imaging portions of the spine. The expanded clearance is

Siemens' Siremobil Iso-C, a mobile C-arm capable of generating 3D images, can now be sold in the U.S. as a means for imaging the entire spine. Previously, the FDA had cleared the system only for imaging portions of the spine. The expanded clearance is expected to promote sales for use of the system in spinal surgery, neurosurgery, pain management, orthopedics, trauma, and interventional medicine.