Technology | October 17, 2007

Philips Offers Easy Upgrades, Versatile MRI Systems

The Philips Panorama HFO is a high-field MR with active shielding designed for patients of all sizes. Its signal-to-noise performance is reportedly similar to a 1.5T cylindrical magnet.

Its features an open design for patient comfort and high field strength for speed and image quality.
Achieva XR can be simply and cost effectively upgraded from 1.5T to the Achieva 3.0T X-series, without forklift, just by ramping the magnet.

Achieva XR reportedly gives clinicians the best of both worlds: a high performance 1.5T solution with the built-in protection to go to 3.0T if desired. It reportedly provides high performance as well as security of an easy an economic transition.

Also featured, the Philips Achieva 3.0T whole-body 3.0T MR scanner offers applications for neurological, musculoskeletal and abdominal imaging, as well as functional and cardiac studies, contrast-enhanced angiography and spectroscopic imaging.

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