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New MRI system to aid efficiency

A new MRI system designed to move patients more efficiently through the diagnostic imaging journey, from waiting-room to scan-room to home, has been introduced into the UK healthcare marketplace.

The Vantage Fortian MRI scanner from Canon Medical Systems UK features innovative workflow solutions, image enhancement and accelerated scan technology, which together contribute to reducing the time required for procedures.

The Vantage Fortian MRI builds on Canon Medical’s range of ‘AI-assisted’ diagnostic imaging solutions. It incorporates machine learning and deep learning technology to enhance image quality by removing noise and restoring SNR, automating many scan procedures, and confirming set-up steps to save time and reducing errors.

Using Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) technology, it delivers noise-free images, especially when the procedure needs high-resolution images, highly accelerated scan time, and even both at the same time. AiCE is applicable to all anatomies and covers 96% of all MR procedures for 2D and 3D acquisition. 

“Vantage Fortian was developed specifically with workflow and productivity in mind,” says Thierry Munier, European Director Magnetic Resonance at Canon Medical Systems Europe. “We have closely observed and listened to radiologists and technologists who face the challenges of ever-increasing patient loads, increasingly complex patient and healthcare system needs, and limited or reduced resources. Everyone recognises that MRI scans generally take longer and require a more complex workflow than other modalities. So, our engineers have been focused on finding solutions that can meet today’s new demands and ensure that MRI facilities and their patients can move more and wait less.”

Vanessa Ellis, MRI Manager at Canon Medical Systems UK states, “With productivity and workflow features at its core, the Vantage Fortian is a welcome addition to our range of MRI systems. In a climate of quicker, easier and closer-to-home appointments for patients, we believe that the Vantage Fortian will provide greater fortitude for clinics, hospitals and community diagnostic centres looking to provide a high standard of care at the same time as speeding up patient throughput.”

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