Fonar gets MRI-guided surgery patent

September 3, 1997

Fonar has received another patent for MRI technology, this time for MRI-guided surgery. The Melville, NY, company did not provide details on the nature of the patent, other than to say that it is for guiding and performing surgery in an MRI scanner, with

Fonar has received another patent for MRI technology, this time for MRI-guided surgery. The Melville, NY, company did not provide details on the nature of the patent, other than to say that it is for guiding and performing surgery in an MRI scanner, with specific applications for joint surgery, such as guiding arthroscopic surgery.