Cryoablation System

Visual Ice™ MRI System
Visual Ice™ MRI System

Specialized for the magnet room, the Visual Ice MRI Cryoablation System is the only ablation system that leverages the unique advantages of cryoablation zone visibility with the exquisite image resolution of MR.


Product Description

Easy & Precise Controls

Easy & Precise Controls
Accommodates up to 16 needles on 8 channels, for small diameter Needles (1.5mm)

Unique Technology

Unique Technology
Custom designed for each installation. Consolidated lines facilitate connections (connectors are easily aligned and secured)

Specialised for the MRI room

Specialised for the MRI room
HD visibility provided by an MRI compatible system

Intuitive User Interface

Intuitive User Interface
High Manoeuvrability (in-room tripod) with a large 19’’ touch screen

Specialized for the Magnet Room

  • The Mobile Connection Panel (MCP) is placed within the MR room, allowing for easy access to both the patient and the needles during a procedure
  • Sixteen needles may be simultaneously connected, allowing a range of cryoablation procedures
Custom Designed for Each MRI Environment
  • Each system design accommodates customer and site requirements
  • Integrated into MR rooms with minimal installation and minimal downtime
Consolidated Lines Facilitate Connections
  • The Junction Box Harness organizes gas, fiber optic, and electrical lines into a single cable
  • Connectors are easily aligned and securely clicked into place
The Visual Ice MRI offers a safe and efficient cryoablation procedure1-4 facilitating precise and effective treatment1,5-7 without the need for surgery or repeated radiation treatments8-10
  1. van Oostenbrugge TJ, Langenhuijsen JF, Overduin CT, et al. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2017; 28(8): 1098-1107
  2. Overduin CG, Jenniskens SFM, Sedelaar JPM, et al. Eur Radiol 2017; 27(11): 4828-483
  3. Sewell PE, Howard JC, Shingleton WB, Harrison RB. South Med J 2003; 96(7): 708-710
  4. Tatli S, Acar M, Tuncali K, et al. Diagn Interv Radiol 2010; 16(1): 90-95
  5. Gangi A, Tsoumakidou G, Abdelli O, et al. Eur Radiol 2012; 22(8): 1829-1835
  6. Aghayev A, Tatli S. Expert Rev Med Devices 2014; 11(1): 41-52
  7. Glazer DI, Tatli S, Shyn PB, et al. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2017; 209(6): 1381-1389
  8. Kinsman KA, White ML, Mynderse LA. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2017; doi: 10.1007/s00270-017-1799-6
  9. Woodrum DA, Kawashima A, Gorny KR, Mynderse LA. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 2015; 23(4): 607-619
  10. Woodrum DA, Kawashima A, Karnes RJ. Urology 2013; 82(4): 870-875


MRI Cryoablation Needles

Used with the Visual Ice MRI Cryoablation System, our MRI needles leverage the unique advantages of cryoablation zone visibility with the exquisite image resolution of MR.
Classic MRI Needles - IceRod™ MRI and IceSeed™ MRI

Classic MRI Needles: IceRod™ MRI and IceSeed™ MRI

  • Straight or angled 90° needle configurations in a choice of lengths and diameters
  • Three-facet sharp needle tip of easy percutaneous insertion and control
  • Accurate shaft distance markers to optimize needle placement
  • Lightweight handles to minimize torque on inserted needles, with color-coding for ease of identification
  • Unibody closed-tube design which minimizes risk of gas leakage vs welded tip designs


Classic MRI Needle Details

Needle Order ReferenceShaft Length (cm)Gauge (G)
1.5 Family   
IceSeed™ MRI 1.5 straightFPRPR319217.517
IceSeed™ MRI 1.5 90°FPRPR319417.517
IceRod™ MRI 1.5  straightFPRPR319317.517
IceRod™ MRI 1.5 90°FPRPR319517.517
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VISUAL ICE™ MRI Service Programs

We have a shared mission, to keep your capital equipment running at the highest level, so you always maintain the highest level of care for your patients. We have several tiers of service tailored to meet your budget and any challenge that comes along.