Surgical Theater receives FDA approval for surgical navigation advanced platform

Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Written by Timothy Magaw.

Surgical Theater, a Mayfield Village-based startup, has received FDA approval for its latest product — the surgical navigation advanced platform, or SNAP, which provides surgeons with a 3D road map during medical procedures.

The company’s first device — the surgical rehearsal platform — reconstructs CT and MRI images into 3D models, allowing surgeons to practice and plan specific patients’ surgeries. The new device, which launched in April, brings the technology inside the operating room and allows neurosurgeons to see behind arteries and other critical structures.

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Originally published July 1, 2014.

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