Toshiba Receives FDA Clearance for Vantage Titan MR System

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., an industry leader in magnetic resonance (MR) technology, announced FDA clearance for the new open-bore 1.5T Vantage Titan™ MR system. With this clearance, Toshiba is on schedule to make the system commercially available in the first quarter of 2008. The open-bore of the Vantage Titan is 18 percent larger than other 1.5T systems on the market, featuring a large 71-centimeter patient aperture.

“Toshiba’s Vantage Titan is now one of the most powerful MR units available with a 30/130 gradient platform,” said Bob Giegerich, director, MR Business Unit, Toshiba. “It is a dramatic improvement over traditional open-bore 1.5T MR systems and offers the largest and widest bore available with a significant reduction in noise.”


1 comment:

anne said...

Toshiba rep at RSNA told me that the bore is 69cm inside the bore, where the patient lies during scan.

The 71cm spec only relates to outside ring.