INSIGHTEC's Exablate Neuro Wins ABC Health Award for Best Technology of the Year in 2018
INSIGHTEC is proud to announce that ABC Salud, Spain has chosen Exablate Neuro as The Best Technology of 2018. The technology uses high intensity focused ultrasound to perform incisionless surgical procedures.
The Exablate Neuro from INSIGHTEC, combines focused ultrasound with MRI to treat medication refractory essential tremor in a single treatment. Focused ultrasound passes safely through the skull to a target deep in the brain to control the tremor with sub-millimeter accuracy.
The ABC Salud 2018 awards recognize innovative devices and treatments that have improved the quality of life of patients. Patients have been treated at several sites in Spain, including HM Hospitales in Madrid, Centro Médico ResoFus Alomar in Barcelona and Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona.
The jury was chaired by Dr. Ana Pastor, president of the Congress of Deputies, and included Rafael Matesanz, founder of the National Transplant Organization; the oncologist Eduardo Díaz Rubio, vice president of the Royal Academy of Medicine; Francisco Fernández on behalf of Humberto Arnés, general director of Farmaindustria; Carmen Peña, president of the International Pharmaceutical Federation and Nuria Ramírez de Castro, editor-in-chief of the Society and coordinator of ABC Salud.