TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc., announced that it has received clearance from the FDA to market its Echelon Oval 1.5T Ultra-Wide MR system.
The company said that Echelon Oval sets a new standard for premium wide bore 1.5T MRI with its patient shaped design, resulting in a 74 cm oval bore - the widest in the industry.
The latest innovation from Hitachi addresses the important aspects of patient accessibility, broad range of clinical capability and optimized workflow. All patients, particularly claustrophobic and anxious ones, will benefit from increased space and visibility. With a diverse suite of advanced imaging techniques including non-contrast MRA, isotropic image acquisition, robust fat suppression and much more, Echelon Oval delivers high diagnostic confidence.
In addition, Hitachi's Workflow Integrated Technology or WIT suite of efficiency-focused and patient-friendly features, such as an integrated coil system and wide mobile table, optimize the entire imaging process.
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