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RadBook 2013

MAGNETICRESONANCEIMAGINGRAD·BOOK 201334 Philips Achieva 1.5 T A-series – SmartExam – 1 click for consistent and reproducible MR scans – 4D-angio’s (time resolved) with 4D-TRAK and SENSE parallal imaging – A full range of high-channel SENSE coils for high resolution and speed – New contrast in oncology applications with DWIBS whole body diffusion – Advanced 3D-cardiac, neuro, breast and spectro imaging Highlights Field 1.5 T Gradient 66 mT/m Slewrate 180 mT/m/ms Philips Achieva 1.5T SE – A true value-for-money 1.5 T system with comprehensive imaging capabilities – Smarter economics with PowerSave (reduces energy bill by upto 50%) and compact siting (only 27m2 ) – Built on proven Achieva platform offering wide choice of easy and economical upgrade paths Highlights Field 1.5 T Gradient 33 mT/m Slewrate 122 mT/m/ms Philips Sonalleve MR-HIFU – A planning stage in which 3D-MRI is used to plan and simulate the procedure – A non-invasive treatment stage in which a high-intensity focused ultrasound energy beam penetrates through the skin and soft tissue, causing localized high temperatures to coagulate tissue only in the focus area and leaving the skin and intermediate tissue unharmed. The process is monitored and controlled by MR imaging and feedback. During treatment, the ultrasound focus is moved electronically over the volume to be ablated – A therapy verification stage in which contrast-enhanced MRI is used to assess the procedure Sonalleve MR-HIFU and some of its applications are not available in all countries. Highlights Philips Sonalleve MR HIFU system for uterine fibroid therapy and bone pain therapy. Available for Achieva 1.5T/3.0T and Ingenia 1.5T/3.0T systems. Philips Multiva 1.5T – FlexStream, SmartExam and SmartAssist offer an easy-to-use system for fast and easy workflow for increased throughput – Ultra-light weight coils. No additional coil handling for total spine imaging – High quality, 10-minute routine exams with high channel count coils and SENSE parallel imaging for up to 16-times acceleration – Comprehensive range of clinical applications – PowerSave - low operation costs Not available in the USA. Highlights Field 1.5 T Gradient 33 mT/m Slewrate 122 T/m/s Siemens MAGNETOM Aera, A Tim + Dot System Gradient 33 mT/m Slew rate 125 T/m/s Channels Up to 64 – High patient comfort with 70 cm Open Bore in combination with ultra-short system design (145 cm cover to cover) – Up to 50 % higher productivity with Tim 4G and Dot – Full range of applications for the clinical routine – DirectRF – digital in/out for higher signal purity and improved stability – TrueForm design for optimized homogeneity volumes matching the true form of the human body – New fixed and Tim dockable table options Highlights Siemens MAGNETOM Espree, A Tim System Gradient 33 mT/m Slew rate 100 T/m/s Channels Up to 32 – Greater patient access and comfort with 70 cm Open Bore – Shortest MRI system with only 125 cm system length (cover to cover) – Increased throughput with Tim – Attract a wider range of patients – Maximized patient access and 60% head-out exams – Maximizing return due to minimized siting requirements and costs Highlights