By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

May 17, 2017 -- MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) developer InSightec has delivered its Exablate Neuro device to Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

The system was used to perform the first high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment for essential tremor in Pennsylvania, according to the institution. A 61-year-old man who experienced bilateral essential tremor for approximately 10 years is now tremor-free two weeks after the procedure, Pennsylvania Hospital said.

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