Brain Suite

Brainsuite® is an integrated neurosurgery system that allows for more precise treatment of complicated tumors in sensitive areas of the brain. Brainsuite® is the latest advancement in image-guided surgery, providing real-time views of the tumor site with intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI).

MD Anderson's Brainsuite® is the world's first fully integrated open-bore MRI system with a 70-centimeter magnet, which can accommodate large or obese patients as well as those positioned on their side for surgery. Brainsuite® is currently being used on patients with tumors that present a challenge because of size or location.

Brainsuite® may also help reduce complications and the need for further surgeries. While it has potential for most neurosurgery patients, Brainsuite® will be particularly useful for:

For more information about Brainsuite® and other neurosurgery treatment options, call askMDAnderson at 1-877-632-6789.

Departments & Programs

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Tumor Center 
  • Skull Base Tumor Program 

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