Picker ViewPoint gets FDA imprimatur

June 19, 1996

Cleveland-based Picker International's ViewPoint image-guidedsurgery system has received 510(k) clearance from the Food andDrug Administration. The system was developed jointly by Pickerand the Cleveland Clinic and uses a computer workstation and

Cleveland-based Picker International's ViewPoint image-guidedsurgery system has received 510(k) clearance from the Food andDrug Administration. The system was developed jointly by Pickerand the Cleveland Clinic and uses a computer workstation and handheldprobe to guide surgeons through intracranial operations by correlatingsurgical instruments to images acquired by MRI and CT scans (SCAN11/9/94).