Published in Medical Imaging Business Week, July 29th, 2004
The MAGNETOM Avanto from Siemens Medical Solutions, a 1.5 Tesla MR system with total imaging matrix technology (Tim), is being offered to independent diagnostic imaging centers. Tim is a whole body surface coil design that can scan up to 6 feet 9 inches without having to change coils or reposition the patient
Features of the system include faster scanning times, a 97% reduction in acoustic noise compared to other systems, and feet-first examinations, which may decrease the...
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