Technology | October 02, 2007

FDA Clears Hitachi’s New MRI System

Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc. announced that is had received FDA clearance to market its Oasis magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that reportedly features vertical field magnet technology inclusive of high magnet homogeneity and higher order active shim, in an open architecture magnet design.

The system contains a magnetic field strength of 1.2 Tesla, a high performance gradient system coupled with an eight-channel Radio Frequency (RF) system and Hitachi-designed RF coils.

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