Siemens gets clearance for Magnetom Trio-3T

Siemens Medical Solutions has received Food and Drug Administration clearance for its Magnetom Trio-3T whole-body MR scanner. Incorporating a full-sized patient bore, Trio allows for the study of all human anatomy on any patient, according to the Iselin, NJ-based vendor.

Trio's whole-body radio-frequency coil provides for transmit and receive functions, and can be used with the firm's integrated panoramic array coil concept. Siemens has installed Trio at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Another 15 scanners have been ordered by institutions around the world, according to Siemens.

By staff writers
February 12, 2002

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