News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 12, 2020

GE's SIGNA 7.0T Receives FDA Clearance

GE Healthcare announced U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of SIGNA 7.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. With a magnet approximately five times more powerful than most clinical systems, SIGNA 7.0T can image anatomy, function, metabolism and microvasculature in the brain and joints with incredible resolution and detail.

November 12, 2020 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of its SIGNA 7.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. With a magnet approximately five times more powerful than most clinical systems, SIGNA 7.0T can image anatomy, function, metabolism and microvasculature in the brain and joints with incredible resolution and detail. This new system can be used for both research and clinical purposes to support a broad range of investigations across neurologic and musculoskeletal diseases.  

With a powerful 7.0 tesla magnet at its core, SIGNA 7.0T combines a broad range of advanced technology, imaging methods, and years of GE Healthcare experience into a new imaging tool. The completely new SIGNA 7.0T features UltraG gradient technology, GE’s most powerful whole-body gradient coil, to meet the demands of ultra-high field imaging speed and resolution, advanced diffusion, and functional brain imaging.

This system also features GE’s latest SIGNAWorks software platform with state-of-the-art applications such as deep learning-based tools like AIR x brain for automated slice positioning and Silent MR imaging, enabling seamless protocol translation between GE MR systems. In addition, SIGNA 7.0T is equipped with Precision RF transmit and receive architecture to enable improved image quality and enable development in parallel transmit. This system also provides a unique platform for advanced knee and cartilage imaging, allowing for ultra-high-resolution anatomical visualization as well as research capabilities to measure quantitative changes in anatomy due to disease.

“We are thrilled to add SIGNA 7.0T to our portfolio,” said Jie Xue, president and CEO of GE Healthcare MR. “This new scanner is a critical tool in research for neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and mild traumatic brain injury. Now clinicians will have access to the power of ultra-high field imaging combined with the ultra-high-performance gradients to translate research advances into new clinical diagnostic tools and potential treatment options.”

For more information: www.gehealthcare.com

 

Related 7T content:

FDA Clears First 7T MRI System, Magnetom Terra

 

Related Content

Estimates of excess deaths, defined as the number of persons who have died from all causes, above the expected number of deaths for a given place and time, can provide a comprehensive account of mortality likely related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including deaths that are both directly and indirectly associated with COVID-19.
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021 — Estimates of excess deaths, defined as the number of persons who have died from all causes, above the
Medical researchers at Flinders University have established a new link between high body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer survival rates — with clinical data revealing worse outcomes for early breast cancer (EBC) patients and improved survival rates in advanced breast cancer (ABC).

Getty Images

News | Women's Health | May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021 — Medical researchers at Flinders University
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021 — Whiterabbit, an AI technology company focused on early...
National Imaging Solutions, a recognized leader in medical imaging and radiology solutions, announced it has acquired DynaRad — the oldest manufacturer of portable X-ray systems in the US. This new investment will allow National Imaging Solutions to support its customers by supplying them with DynaRad portable X-ray machines, including a mobile field X-ray device using nanotube technology.
News | Radiology Business | May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021 — ...