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NeuroLogica Announces Partnership With Stryker Corporation  (SYK)


4/13/2012 8:10:09 AM

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NeuroLogica Corporation and Stryker Navigation, a business unit of Stryker Corporation, announced today the development of an integrated surgical navigation unit for NeuroLogica’s portable BodyTomTM 32-slice CT scanners.

The compatibility of both technologies will offer surgeons better orientation in the OR and enable minimally invasive surgeries with higher accuracy. NeuroLogica’s portable BodyTomTM CT scanners and Stryker’s surgical navigation system platforms are designed to assist with a wide variety of medical procedures, including spine, trauma, neurosurgery and ENT.

"We are pleased to announce our partnership with Stryker,” said Dr. Eric Bailey, President and CEO for NeuroLogica Corporation. “Now customers worldwide can benefit from this compatibility of outstanding technology in imaging and surgical navigation."

Stryker’s neuro navigation platform with Automatic Intraoperative Mask (AIM) technology is the first surgical navigation system to offer automatic patient registration capability with NeuroLogica’s BodyTom™.

“NeuroLogica is developing state-of-the-art, lifesaving medical imaging devices,” said Jim Bruty, Senior Marketing Director of Global Navigation for Stryker. “Together with Stryker’s computer assisted surgery technologies, we will be able to further enhance patient outcomes and drive efficiencies for our customers.”

NeuroLogica’s BodyTom™ is a completely portable, full body, 32 slice CT that boasts an impressive 85cm gantry and 60cm field of view (FOV). The battery powered BodyTom™ can be easily transported from room to room, similar to the widely used portable chest X-ray systems. Its unique capabilities provide high quality CT images wherever needed, including the clinic, ICU, OR and Emergency/Trauma Department. BodyTom™ is DICOM 3.1 compliant and compatible with all PACS, surgical navigation, electronic medical records, and planning systems. BodyTom™ is the newest offering in NeuroLogica’s portable computed tomography imaging line.

For more information on the NeuroLogica/Stryker partnership, please contact Hon Jin Chang at 1-978-564-8520 or by email, hchang@neurologica.com.

About NeuroLogica Corporation

Located in Danvers, Massachusetts, NeuroLogica Corporation (www.neurologica.com) specializes in the design and manufacture of cutting edge imaging equipment that is easy to use and brings the power of imaging to the patient. NeuroLogica`s BodyTom™ CT and CereTom® CT are FDA registered and the quality system is certified to ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 with Canadian Medical Device Amendments. NeuroLogica`s BodyTom™ CT and CereTom® CT are CE marked (European Conformity) for distribution in the European Union and European Economic Area.

About Stryker Corporation

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.

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Contact:

NeuroLogica Corporation

Jason Wheeler, +1-978-564-8576

jwheeler@neurologica.com


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