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Upgrade your MAGNETOM Avanto to the new MAGNETOM Avantofit. And benefit from Tim 4G and DotGO1 as well as a full range of advanced and routine applications of syngo MR E111.

fit Upgrade with Turbo Suite

Setting the pace in MR acceleration.

With rising patient volumes in the face of falling reimbursement, there is a clear need for greater efficiency. At the same time, the quality of exam results should not diminish. We are committed to help you transform care delivery by significantly shortening entire examinations for the whole spectrum of clinical MRI. When upgrading your system to MAGNETOM Avantofit, MAGETOM Skyrafit or MAGNETOM Prismafit you get access to Turbo Suite.

Turbo Suite offers the right solution for your clinical question. It is comprised of disruptive MR acceleration technologies, which are tailored to the clinical question. With Turbo Suite you accelerate the complete exam, covering all contrasts, all orientations, static and dynamic imaging, leading to up to 50%1 shorter exams.

Get ready for the future of MR and setting the pace in MR acceleration with a fit upgrade and Turbo Suite.

Turbo Suite Essential

Be ahead in scan time and maximize productivity with core MR acceleration technologies.

Turbo Suite Essential leverages the high element density coils that come with a fit upgrade as well as Siemens-unique parallel imaging techniques to deliver routine exams in 10 to 15 minutes1.

  • With Turbo Suite Essential, a comprehensive neurological exam, including time-of-flight, can be performed in 10 minutes.
  • Isotropic 3D MSK exams utilize the power of CAIPIRINHA, delivering all clinically relevant contrasts in 10 minutes.
  • For body imaging, up to 50% shorter breath-holds and high-resolution scans are possible with CAIPIRINHA.
  • Routine examinations in 10–15 minutes1 scan time
  • Rapid, high-resolution 3D imaging
  • Turbo Suite Essential is standard with any fit upgrade

Turbo Suite Excelerate

Be up to 50%1 faster for clinical routine with a paradigm shift in MR acceleration technologies.

Turbo Suite Excelerate heralds a paradigm shift in productivity with up to 50%1 time savings, for all contrasts, orientations, and body regions.

Together with an upgrade Turbo Suite Excelerate you can transform care delivery and bring advanced diffusion weighted imaging into routine neuro, breast, liver and pelvic imaging.

Additionally, you get continuous access to cutting edge acceleration techniques such as Simultaneous Multi-Slice and Compressed Sensing for static 2D and 3D imaging.*

What you get:

  • Maximize your productivity with up to 50%1 time savings
  • Bring diffusion weighted imaging into clinical routine
  • Future security: Access to additional static Compressed Sensing or Simultaneous Multi-Slice application options at no additional costs2

Turbo Suite Elite

Expand your clinical capabilities and increase the number of patients eligible for MRI.
 

Turbo Suite Elite adds significant clinical value to your dynamic examinations throughout the body and opens up MRI to patients previously excluded like children or multi-morbid patients and even enables dynamic examinations under free-breathing leveraging the full potential of Compressed Sensing3

Together with an upgrade Turbo Suite Elite will let you utilize industry-leading techniques for 2D and 3D MRI body imaging. With TWIST-VIBE studies have shown you can get an “improved arterial phase in 81% of all patients”3 and clinically also important, it unveils “up to 21% additional findings”4.

StarVIBE enables you to perform free-breathing, motion-resistant and contrast-enhanced body imaging opening up these exams to children, elderly or very sick patients.

With Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine5, cardiac function can be captured in one short scan, under free-breathing, even for the most challenging conditions.

Additionally, with Turbo Suite Elite, you get continuous access5 to new cutting-edge MR acceleration techniques.


• Allow more patients access to MRI
• Increased patient satisfaction
• Significantly shortened exams
• Increased clinical confidence for dynamic examinations
• Future security with access to one additional new Compressed Sensing or SMS application at no additional cost6


Step-by-step from MAGNETOM Avanto to the new MAGNETOM Avantofit

 

 

"The image quality of Avantofit is very good and we are very satisfied with the performance of new functionalities after the upgrade. It is fascinating to experience the innovation cycle of an MRI scanner."8

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas J. Vogl
Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Germany


Deliver exceptional quality and speed in MRI.

Tim is Siemens’ proven integrated coil technology with more than 10,000 installations worldwide.

Now in its 4th generation, Tim 4G enables:
4G Flexibility. 4G Accuracy. 4G Speed.

  • Up to 204 coil elements. Up to 48 RF channels.
  • Exceptional SNR and image quality with Tim 4G’s high-channel coils and the unique RF architecture enabling DirectRF for true signal purity.
  • Excellent image quality with up to 40% reduction of scan times.13

Faster patient set-up

Tim technology accelerates patient set-up and provides high patient comfort. The Tim 4G SlideConnect and DirectConnect coils along with the Tim Dockable Table accelerate patient set-up even further.

Tim 4G DirectConnect and SlideConnect enable high patient comfort and ease-of-use thanks to:

  • Faster connections
  • Easier set-up

 

Tim Dockable Table – mobility done right

  • Fast patient preparation even outside of examination room
  • Integrated Spine coil
  • Easy transport
  • Optimized comfort for immobile patients
  • Holds up to 200 kg/441 lb to accommodate more patients

Go for consistent results, efficiently.

Siemens set the benchmark in MR scanning and productivity by introducing Dot. DotGO is Siemens’ next step in MRI exam software, combining intuitive protocol management with quality results for each exam. For true flexibility, consistency, and efficiency.

Flexibility. Consistency. Efficiency.

  • Intuitive protocol management with one central and flexible user interface
  • Quality results for each exam, consistent and reproducible
  • Up to 20% shorter exam slots for more efficiency in MRI10

“On average, we were able to shorten the examination from 25 to 20 minutes per patient.”8
Anton Quinsten, RT, Senior MRI Technologist
Institute of Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology
University Hospital Essen, Germany

The following Dot engines are available for MAGNETOM Avantofit:

  • Brain Dot Engine
  • Spine Dot Engine
  • Large Joint Dot Engine
  • Cardiac Dot Engine
  • Abdomen Dot Engine
  • Angio Dot Engine
  • Breast Dot Engine
  • TimCT Angio Dot Engine
  • TimCT Onco Dot Engine 
     

Expand your MRI services.

Accommodate more patients, get more referrals, and increase your patients’ satisfaction. Improve your marketability with quieter exams, and trendsetting applications.

New requirements and indications in MRI today are driven by

  • demographic shift
  • rise of chronic diseases
  • fast pace of innovation

Trendsetting applications

MAGNETOM Avantofit therefore offers a comprehensive and unique portfolio of trendsetting applications. Now available on MAGNETOM Avantofit, brand-new applications with syngo MR E11 helping you to expand your range of MRI services.

FREEZEit7 – embrace motion technology – makes body MRI faster and more robust than it has ever been, even in the most challenging cases. It opens up the wide field of body imaging.

TWIST-VIBE7
Always the right contrast in dynamic liver imaging

TWIST-VIBE combines for the first time high temporal and excellent spatial resolution with full coverage for precision in dynamic liver MRI. It is reliable imaging from the very first shot, making time-consuming and costly repeat exams a thing of the past, always assuring correct contrast timing in dynamic liver imaging.

StarVIBE7
Free-breathing, contrast-enhanced body imaging

In the past, contrast-enhanced body MRI wasn’t an option for patients who have difficulties holding their breath. Now, with StarVIBE, they can breathe freely throughout the scan. The application intelligently resists motion artifacts, resulting in faster and more accurate exam results for a range of new patient populations.

Advanced WARP7,11

The Advanced WARP functionality lets you serve rapidly-growing patient populations with artificial joints. The benefits are substantial: Infections can be diagnosed earlier and there’s a significant gain in image quality.

MyoMaps7

MyoMaps generates comprehensive pixel-based T1, T2, and T2* colored parametric maps on the fly, providing you for the first time an additional layer of valuable diagnostic information about even subtle changes in tissue composition.

syngo MR E11


Maximized patient satisfaction

Make your patients’ scan experience as comfortable as possible. Maximize your patients’ comfort, cooperation, and satisfaction with:

Tim Dockable Table for faster patient set-up outside the room, e.g. for immobile patients

Lightweight coil design and Illumination MoodLight for relaxed patients

Experience minimum 70% reduction in sound pressure for whole routine exams – with no need to compromise image quality.9 Quiet Suite7 lets you attract more patients by offering quieter routine examinations for neurology and orthopedics.

 

  • Complete, quiet exams for neurology and orthopedics
  • No compromises in image quality
  • Up to 96% reduction in sound pressure12

 


Maximized sustainability

Life Design is one of the guiding principles in the design of every Siemens MRI. Compact installations, efficient use of scarce resources combined with inviting, friendly, and open designs. The result: An MRI designed around you and the needs of your patients.

  • DirectRF concentrates all transmit and receive components at the magnet, and requires very little of your expensive floor space
  • Zero Helium boil-off and optimized cooling system (Eco Chiller)
  • Green Cooling Package (optional) to decrease energy consumption for cooling
  • Optimize your performance and workflow efficiency with customized service offerings
  • The Evolve program provides a comprehensive suite of software and hardware updates to help you to keep pace with the rapidly developing technological advances

 

General Requirements

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Related Products, Services & Resources

1Data on file; results may vary

2Customer may choose to receive further options at no additional cost provided: Customer purchases or receives via an EVOLVE step, as part of a Siemens service agreement, a future system software upgrade containing these options.

3Currently for MAGNETOM Avantofit and MAGNETOM Prismafit

4Kazmierczak et al, Invest Radiol 2015; 50 (3):1 53-60

5Michaely HJ et al, Invest Radiol 2013; 48

6Customer receives this option at no additional cost provided: Customer purchases or received via an EVOLVE step, as part of a Siemens service agreement, a future system software upgrade containing these options.

7The product is currently under development; is not for sale in the U.S. and other countries. Its future availability cannot be guaranteed.

9Results may vary. Data on file.

10University Hospital Essen, Brain Dot Engine Workflow Study, GER

11The MRI restrictions (if any) of the metal implant must be considered prior to patient undergoing MRI exam. MR imaging of patients with metallic implants brings specific risks. However, certain implants are approved by the governing regulatory bodies to be MR conditionally safe. For such implants, the previously mentioned warning may not be applicable. Please contact the implant manufacturer for the specific conditional information. The conditions for MR safety are the responsibility of the implant manufacturer, not of Siemens.

12MAGNETOM Aera and MAGNETOM Skyra

13Based on the scan time difference between a 30-channel set-up and an 18 channel set-up with otherwise identical parameters and same SNR. Data on file.