Backed by space-age tech, MRI-compatible biopsy robot earns FDA clearance

Image-guided robotic procedures have taken large steps forward in recent years, but one area where they have yet to make inroads is MRI, the tool of choice for scanning soft tissue. The dangers of introducing any extra objects to a strong, fluctuating magnetic field are obvious, and when combined with a cramped working space, the entire prospect poses significant obstacles.

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