PoleStar N-10 low-field compact intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging system with mobile radiofrequency shielding

Neurosurgery. 2003 Oct;53(4):1001-6; discussion 1007. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000084167.18475.ba.


The PoleStar N-10 intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging system is manufactured by Odin Medical Technologies, Yokneam, Israel, and is marketed by Medtronic Surgical Navigation Technologies, 826 Coal Creek Circle, Coal Creek Corporate Center One, Louisville, CO 80027; telephone: 720/890-3200. The cost of the PoleStar N-10 ranges from $900,000 to $1,050,000, depending on options. The price of the mobile radiofrequency shielding option is $80,000.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / instrumentation*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
  • Operating Rooms*
  • Radiation Protection / instrumentation*