The new Echelon 1.5T MRI has higher-order active shim, RAPID parallel imaging, a scalable 8-channel RF system, multiple coil ports, an advanced reconstruction engine and more. Its computer system, VERTEX, is the integration of a multiprocessor CPU and an advanced scan/reconstruction engine.
New MRI System with Multiple Features
Using fast MRI, UC Davis researchers scanned left and right wrists of men and women and used the data to build computer models of the movement of wrist bones. The data could help understand wrist injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Image courtesy of Brent Foster and Abhijit Chaudhari, UC Davis.