Toshiba MRI Scanner Garners FDA Approval

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Toshiba today announced that it has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Vantage Titan™ 3T open-bore MRI scanner.

The system features Pianissimo, a noise-reduction technology developed by the vendor and said to minimize exam noise by up to 90%. It also has a 71-cm (28-inch) wide semi-open bore, enabling easier scanning of bariatric patients and reducing claustrophobia. The table features integrated coils, reducing the need for re-positioning.

To read the press release, click here: http://medical.toshiba.com/news/press-releases/2011/08/08/1022/