News | October 23, 2006

Harvard Apparatus Delivers MRI Syringe Pump

Harvard Apparatus has released the remotely operated MRI compatible Syringe Pump meets the requirements of the MRI environment. The pump is designed for drug delivery and tracer studies, when MRI imaging and real-time monitoring are essential.
The MRI Syringe Pump combines a two syringe pump mechanism, constructed mostly of non-ferromagnetic metal, with a pump electronics control box. The two components are separated by a 30 foot cable with a 60 foot cable available if additional distance is needed between the pump mechanism and control box.
The pump accepts plastic or glass syringes ranging from 0.5 to 140 ml, giving the capability of extremely low flow rates (0.0001 ml/hour) to high flow rates (220 ml/minute). The unit is available as a standard infusion/withdrawal pump or a programmable infusion/withdrawal pump. This pump has ±0.35 percent accuracy and ±0.05 percent reproducibility.

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