News | October 31, 2006

Hologic to Sing About Opera MRI at RSNA

Hologic has announced that it will introduce at RSNA 2006 a new dedicated extremity MRI scanner, Opera, which targets orthopedic specialists as the company increasingly emphasizes bone densitometry systems and skeletal health.
Developed out of Hologic’s partnership with Italian company Esaote, Opera is a redesign of Esaote’s 0.2-tesla E-Scan XQ platform, which now enables complete imaging of all extremities, including hip and shoulder applications. “Real-time positioning” reportedly speeds patient setup and reduces exam times.

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