Technology | May 14, 2006

Toshiba’s New Advanced MRI for Cardiac Imaging Gets FDA Clearance

Toshiba’s high-performance Excelart Vantage ZGV magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system received FDA clearance. The new Vantage ZGV is immediately available and offers new product sequences, enhanced image quality and features the Mach 8 processor, which increases reconstruction to 1,300 images per second for more powerful clinical applications.

The Vantage ZGV offers a gradient strength of 33 mT/m, a slew rate of 200 mT/m/ms and delivers the highest homogeneity of any magnet in the industry over the full 50 cm diameter spherical volume (DSV). Field upgrade kits to the new ZGV are available for current Vantage users.

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