The FDA has granted clearance for Toshiba America Medical Systems’ new open-bore 1.5T Vantage Titan MR system.
Toshiba said its Vantage Titan's clinical field-of-view has a large bore size and produces high-quality images without compromising homogeneity or overall imaging performance. The system features Toshiba's patented Pianissimo noise reduction technology. The open-bore of the Vantage Titan features a large 71-centimeter patient aperture, according to the company.
With the clearance, Toshiba is scheduled to make the system commercially available in the first quarter of 2008.