SOURCE: slp3D

May 01, 2007 07:15 ET

REMINDER: ORLive Presents MRI-Guided Brain Tumor Removal With Cortical Mapping Received "Official Honoree" Distinction for the 11th Annual Webby Awards

OR-Live.com Presents MRI-Guided Brain Tumor Removal With Cortical Mapping Recognized by Top International Honor for the Web

WEST HARTFORD, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2007 -- The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today recognized OR-Live.com presents MRI-Guided Brain Tumor Removal with Cortical Mapping as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement.

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.

"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. "OR-Live.com presents MRI-Guided Brain Tumor Removal with Cortical Mapping Official Honoree selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators."

"We are honored that The Webby Awards appreciated the significance of this live Webcast from Children's Hospital Boston. The program featured neurosurgeons removing a brain tumor employing functional mapping of the cortex on a 13-year-old pediatric patient through the use of Children's intraoperative MRI system, known as the MR-OR, the first and only system of its kind at a pediatric hospital in the country," related Alex Fraser, OR-Live's Director of Marketing. The program is currently offered for on-demand viewing 24/7 on OR-Live.com. On May 1st experts from Children's Hospital Boston will host a live interactive broadcast on vascular anomalies.

The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out of more than 8,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed an Official Honoree.

About OR-Live.com

A trusted source, OR-Live is the exclusive provider of surgical video to the US National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus.gov site. The OR-Live archive features over 400 on-demand surgeries for immediate viewing worldwide using streaming video technology. With over 200 live events expected to be added during 2007, the Website is continuously updated with new and innovative content from leading hospitals and medical centers in the United States and Europe.

About The Webby Awards:

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Alex Fraser
    Director of Marketing
    OR-Live / slp3D, Inc
    860-953-2900 x 214
    afraser@slp3d.com