GE Healthcare 3T wide-bore MR system gets FDA clearance

10 October 2011 (Last Updated October 10th, 2011 18:30)

GE Healthcare has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Discovery MR750w wide-bore 3T system with the Geometry Embracing Method (GEM) suite of coils.

GE Healthcare has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Discovery MR750w wide-bore 3T system with the Geometry Embracing Method (GEM) suite of coils.

The MR750w integrates next-generation clinical applications and a full 50x50x50cm field of view with better homogeneity. It enables users to reduce exam time and to view large anatomies using fewer scans.

The GEM suite incorporates a high density GEM posterior array embedded within the detachable Express patient table, the GEM Head & Neck Unit with comfort tilt, the GEM Anterior Array, and the GEM Peripheral Vascular / Lower Extremity Array.