Hitachi Medical Systems Europe released two permanent-magnet open MRI scanners that are equipped with the company's SynergyDrive platform at ECR 2021.
Aperto Lucent Plus is a 0.4-tesla permanent-magnet open MRI scanner, while Airis Vento Plus is a 0.3-tesla permanent-magnet scanner. The company is emphasizing the easy siting of the systems, as well as their open design for a more comfortable patient experience.
Both systems are equipped with SynergyDrive, Hitachi's technique for enabling high-speed exams that improve efficiency through Hitachi's IP-RAPID protocol along with its AutoExam technique for automation, simplification, and acceleration. It aims to provide clear, motion-free images and is designed for maximum patient comfort.