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What is the Strongest MRI Machine Today?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Let’s start at the beginning.

MRI technology has been around since the mid-1970s.  MRIs employ powerful magnets which produce a strong magnetic field

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Topics: MRI, Medical Imaging Equipment

MRI Gradient Coils: 101

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 31, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

Sometimes it’s great to review the basics of Magnetic Resonance Imaging; how they work, what they cost, how they’re maintained and even how they are installed. Let’s take a closer look at Gradient Coils in MRI scanners.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Comparing 1.5T MRI Gradient Slew Rates

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 16:09 PM

Yes, they make a really loud noise. And their magnetic field is actually strong enough to lift a car before modification. But most importantly, they drive MRI value on the secondary market. So, what do you need to know about 1.5T MRI Gradient Slew Rates?

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

Philips Launches MRI System for Helium-Free Operation

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 17:09 PM

First came Philips’ breakthrough Blueseal technology, a fully-sealed magnet that reduces the amount of liquid helium needed to

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

The Most Interesting MRI Articles

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all the new technology, issues and changes in medical imaging. At Atlantis Worldwide, we thought we’d make it a little easier for you.

We gathered up our most interesting MRI articles. They were shared on news and medical sites, on LinkedIn and even Facebook. We got lots of positive and interesting feedback and comments from trusted friends and professionals.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI

How To Get The Most From MRI Coils

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 1, 2018 @ 10:08 AM

MRI imaging provides excellent soft-tissue delineation in different areas of interest. But the images are only as good as the coils and  MRI equipment to create the images. That’s why it’s vital that image providers take care of coils and keep them working correctly.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Which Philips MRI is Right For You? Achieva vs. Intera Achieva

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jun 5, 2018 @ 12:06 PM

So you’re in the market for a new MRI, but you don’t really want to buy new. Smart move. Because you can usually get the high quality imaging you need for your clinic, practice or hospital without having to buy something brand new at the factory.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

What Does McDonald’s Have to Do With MRI History?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 23, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

What on earth does a world famous hamburger franchise have to do with the history of medical imaging equipment? Quite a bit, actually. Let’s step back in time to 1983, when 36-year-old pathologist Bob Kagan fell in love with MRI at a medical conference in Colorado Springs.  Presented as an imaging technique by physicists Paul Lauterbur and Peter Mansfield, with grainy indistinct images. But Kagan could see potential.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

8 Tips For Upgrading Your MRI, CT and PET/CT Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Mar 7, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

So it’s time to upgrade your medical imaging equipment.  Good for you!  New or refurbished medical imaging equipment can help improve your operations, expand your business and increase profitability. Plus, you’ll be able to meet and even exceed the expectations of your patients and physicians, and there’s nothing better than satisfied customers!

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

MRI Comparison – Siemens Espree vs Siemens Avanto MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

These two 1.5T MRI models have a lot in common which can make a decision a bit more complicated.  So how do you choose what option will fit your needs?

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Topics: MRI