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GE Healthcare Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of New Brivo Plus C-arm for the US


5/30/2013 11:12:03 AM

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GE Healthcare Announces 510(k) Clearance of New Brivo Plus C-arm for the US

New OEC Brivo Plus C-arm is the first from GE’s Brivo line to be available in the US

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare announced today FDA 510(k) clearance of its latest Brivo Plus C-arm, now available in the US. With legacy OEC image quality and ease-of-use, the affordability and reliability of this new Brivo C-arm will offer a high quality, affordable option for basic surgical imaging. For more than four decades, GE Healthcare has been committed to delivering high-quality, innovative advances in the mobile surgical C-arm field – supporting successful surgeries throughout the world with easy-to-use technology. GE’s leadership in innovation continues with the introduction of the OEC Brivo Plus, the company’s latest addition to its portfolio of surgical C-arms.

The first C-arm from OEC’s Brivo line designed for the needs of US customers, the Brivo Plus utilizes enhancements and extras—such as Advanced Clear Intelligence imaging, an intuitive user interface, and wireless connectivity—to give surgical teams the image quality and easy-to-use technology they’ve come to expect from OEC, with the affordability of the Brivo product line.

“We’re thrilled to bring our line of Brivo C-arms to the US with the new OEC Brivo Plus,” said Jim Corrigan, President & CEO of GE Healthcare Surgery. “The C-arm offers an affordable solution without sacrificing the technology and innovation OEC is known for. With its compact design and easy maneuverability, the OEC Brivo Plus is a great option for our customers in surgery centers and facilities that need an easy-to-use, accurate mobile C-arm.”

This point and shoot C-arm has automated features that deliver quality imaging at a clinician’s fingertips, enabling optimal image acquisition with fewer re-takes. With new advancements in steering and lightweight construction, the C-arm’s compact design makes it easy to guide into space-constrained operating or procedure rooms. Brivo’s seamless connectivity and easy data management can help clinicians boost productivity, including the use of wireless capabilities to ensure the fast transfer and protection of data.

About GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

Contacts

GE Healthcare
Mirielle Ranade
Mirielle.Ranade@ge.com
+1 414 379 8920

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