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Hitachi Medical Systems Singapore

Hitachi

MRI : APERTO Lucent

APERTO LUCENT Image

APERTO Lucent is the new solution for 21st-century MRI scanning. The unique, single-pillar design makes it the only available panoramic open MRI scanner in the world. Incorporating the strongest open permanent magnet, with field strength of 0.4 Tesla, is fundamental to its performance. APERTO Lucent provides high-field quality at the cost of a permanent system.

The development of APERTO Lucent’s high-end magnet technology, with Hitachi’s leading MRI expertise, has resulted in a best-of-breed open system. Designed to cover the entire MRI spectrum of scanning applications, its outstanding image quality is well respected throughout the radiology profession.

Features

EXAISTA Image

  • Powerful super permanent magnet
  • Minimised eddy current magnet technology
  • Non-claustrophobic truly Open Design
  • Prime imaging capabilities
  • Sophisticated Operability – New system software, wide LCD monitor
  • Breath hold scanning techniques
  • ECG/Pulse/Respiratory gating

Software packages

  • MR Angiography Imaging function
  • Fat/water separation function
  • EPI/DWI function
  • BASG imaging function
  • DE-FSE imaging function
  • CHESS imaging software

Coils

Standard Coils  

  • Multiple Array Head coil                                                       
  • Multiple Array Body coil (M)
  • Multiple Array Body coil (L)
  • Multiple Array  Knee coil

Optional Coils

  • Multiple Array Wrist Coil
  • Multiple Array Shoulder coil
  • Bilateral Breast coil
  • Head/Neck coil vascular
  • Multiple Array Head/Neck coil
  • TMJ coil

Specifications

  • Magnet field strength 0.4T
  • Single Pillar design with 320 degrees panoramic opening
  • Gradient field strength 25mT/m
  • Slew rate of 55T/m/s
  • Fully motorized patient table
  • Lateral table movement +/- 150mm