Synaptive Medical Completes First Installation of Revolutionary Brain Surgery Technology at Mount Sinai Health System in New York

September 20, 2016, New York — Synaptive Medical, a medical device company relentlessly pursuing connections to transform the process of care, has successfully installed their BrightMatter™ technology at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Mount Sinai, ranked #12 in the country by U.S. News & World Report for its neurology and neurosurgery program, is the first hospital in the New York Metropolitan area to acquire this revolutionary technology.

BrightMatter provides neurosurgeons with the latest advancements in visualization for complex brain surgery, adding automated whole brain tractography to planning capabilities. Using an imaging method called diffusion tensor imaging, or DTI, BrightMatter enhances MRI images of the entire brain’s pathways, allowing physicians to consider approaches for navigating around critical structures in neurological surgery.

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