Brigham and Women’s Hospital Opens Innovative Operating Room

December 26, 2011
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Opens Innovative Operating Room

The surgical suite is the first of its kind in the world and will facilitate improvements in surgical and interventional care.

Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has begun providing care to patients in the Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating (AMIGO) suite. AMIGO is the first operating room in the world to combine all forms of advanced imaging modalities in one suite including MRI, PET/CT, ultrasound, x-ray fluoroscopy and angiography. AMIGO will enable clinicians to research, develop and refine surgical and interventional techniques that are less invasive, tailored to individual patients' needs and result in better outcomes for patients, all through the addition of intraoperative image guidance. Read more...

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