GE Healthcare Introduces New 3.OT MR Scanner

TORONTO, MAY 5, 2008 – GE Healthcare today announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the company’s new 3.0T magnetic resonance (MR) scanner, the latest addition to GE’s Signa family of MR systems. The new Signa® MR750 3.0T was introduced at the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in Toronto, May 3-9.

Equipped with the industry’s most powerful gradients, easy-to-use workflow features and the company’s advanced Thermal Management System, the Signa MR750 delivers up to 60 percent additional anatomical coverage and resolution unit per time. The system also allows for up to five times the imaging performance over previous generations, increasing the freedom for advanced application development, including: a routine liver exam in 15 minutes and a full breast exam in only two sequences.

source: General Electric Medical

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