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Innovators | Medicine

A higher vision for the O.R.

Ferenc Jolesz, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

LIKE A DRIVER USING GPS in an unfamiliar landscape, surgeons at the newest operating suite in Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital use a variety of sophisticated imaging systems to navigate a patient’s complicated anatomy.

This groundbreaking clinical center, called the Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating suite, or AMIGO, is the brainchild of Dr. Ferenc Jolesz. It combines in a single location the most advanced imaging technologies, including magnetic resonance imaging, X-ray computed tomography, and ultrasound.

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