News | May 13, 2014

MR Solutions Showcases World’s First 7.0 Tesla Commercial, Cryogen Free, Preclinical System

May 13, 2014 — The world’s first commercial cryogen free, 7.0 Tesla, preclinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, 3.0 Tesla cryogen free preclinical benchtop MRI system and their other range of preclinical modalities, were displayed at MR Solutions booth at the joint International Society for Magnetic Resonance/ European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ISMRM/ESMRMB) meeting on May 10, in Milan, Italy.

The 7.0 Tesla system, which has a bore of 17 centimeters, will be followed later in the year with a range of imaging systems with larger bore sizes.

Both the 3.0 Tesla and 7.0 Tesla systems can now be fitted with a state-of-the-art, clip-on single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) camera. 

MR Solutions has been able to dispense with the usual liquid helium cooling system by using a magnet design. This enables the use of a standard low temperature fridge to cool the magnet to the required 4 K (-269°C).

The magnet in the new 7.0 Tesla MRI system has an elliptical field of view, which makes it even more suitable for research purposes.

The new 7.0 Tesla systems, not only provides soft tissue contrast and molecular imaging capability, but because of its new design, it only takes the space of a large desk and therefore can be easily fitted in within an existing laboratory.

These technological advances have dramatically reduced the cost of these powerful systems to make them extremely competitive.

For more information:

Related Content

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Imaging | August 17, 2017
Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring cutting-edge...
Carestream Launches MR Brain Perfusion and Diffusion Modules for Vue PACS
Technology | Advanced Visualization | August 16, 2017
Carestream Health recently introduced new MR (magnetic resonance) Brain Perfusion and MR Brain Diffusion modules that...
ISMRM Issues Guidelines for MRI Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | August 15, 2017
The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in the use of contrast...
MRI Reveals Striking Brain Differences in People with Genetic Autism

Example images for a control participant , a deletion carrier, and a duplication carrier. In the sagittal image of the deletion carrier, the thick corpus callosum, dens and craniocervical abnormality, and cerebellar ectopia are shown. For the duplication carrier, the sagittal image shows the thin corpus callosum and the axial image shows the increased ventricle size and decreased white matter volume. Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

News | Neuro Imaging | August 09, 2017
August 9, 2017 — In the first major study of its kind, researchers using magnetic...
GE Healthcare's Signa Premier MRI Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 04, 2017
GE Healthcare announced Signa Premier, a new wide bore 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, is now available...
brain with chronic traumatic injury
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 02, 2017
Fighters are exposed to repeated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), which has been associated with neurodegenerative...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 31, 2017
Elekta’s magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system will be the subject of 21 abstracts at the 59th American...
NIH-funded scientists have discovered that Parkinson’s disease increases the amount of “free” water in a particular brain area

NIH-funded scientists have discovered that Parkinson’s disease increases the amount of “free” water in a particular brain area. Image courtesy of David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., University of Florida.

News | Neuro Imaging | July 31, 2017
Scientists at the University of Florida have discovered a new method of observing the brain changes caused by Parkinson...
Overlay Init