MAGNETOM SkyraTransforming 3T productivity.

Through the groundbreaking combination of Tim® 4G's integrated coil technology and Dot – the next movement in MRI – MAGNETOM Skyra will transform 3T productivity. As a top-of-the-line 70 cm 3T system, MAGNETOM Skyra offers a full range of applications and technologies to address different customer needs ranging from the clinical routine to research.

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Features & Benefits

With Tim® 4G and Dot, MAGNETOM Skyra can allow for an up to 50% increase in productivity.1 At the same time, MAGNETOM Skyra also delivers patient-centered care. A full range of advanced and routine applications make MAGNETOM Skyra the top-of-the-line choice for 70 cm 3T.

Busch Center Case Study
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"Before, only 2 out of 16 radiographers could perform a cardiac exam. Now all can do it, because it is easier to learn!"

Matthew Benbow

Dr. Russell Bull

Royal Bournemouth Hospital, UK

Prof. Stefan Sch&ouml;nberg, MD <br />Director, Institute for Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine <br />University Medical Center Mannheim, Germany<br />

"Our initial experience shows that the images are exceptional, and the handling of the system and the patient will make MRI diagnostics much more efficient in the future. Thus, this opens the horizon for further integration of cutting-edge scientific developments into clinical routine."5
Prof. Stefan Schönberg, MD
Director, Institute for Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University Medical Center Mannheim, Germany

“MAGNETOM Skyra is extremely robust, has the best signal to noise ratio and the lowest drop out rate.”5
Professor Henrik Michaely, MD
Section Chief Vascular and Abdominal Radiology,
Institute for Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University Medical Center Mannheim, Germany


Dot is the next movement in MRI. As a comprehensive workflow solution, Dot provides a customizable framework for patient personalization, step-by-step user guidance, and exam automation.

Your benefits:

  • Increased consistency and reproducibility
  • Greater ease of use
  • Up to 50% increase in productivity1
William F. Muhr, MD <br />CEO, South Jersey Radiology Associates, USA<br />

“Certainly one of the things that is more obvious to the technologists in day-to-day scanning are the Dot engines, which really enhance our throughput, but also quality reproducibility. Dot helps the technologists and radiologists to produce excellent images.”5
William F. Muhr, MD
CEO South Jersey Radiology Associates, USA


Tim sets the standard in MRI. Tim 4G brings ultra high-density coils combined with the highest channel configurations. The architecture of Tim 4G locates all transmit and receive components at the magnet resulting in a digital-in and digital-out design.

Your benefits:

  • High resolution imaging
  • Faster acquisition and exam time
  • Exceptional image quality

Tim Dockable Table

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.

Video SlideConnect

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 32 coil
  • Easy transport
  • Optimized comfort for immobile patients
  • Holds up to 250 kg/ 550 lb to accommodate more patients

TimTX TrueForm

TimTX TrueForm includes innovative techniques in the RF excitation hardware as well as new application and processing features enabling uniform RF distribution in all body regions.

Image the true form of the anatomy.
Solution for:

  • Excellent B1 homogenization
  • Anatomy-specific optimization
  • SAR reduction


Your benefits:

  • High image quality
  • Faster speed
  • Excellent clinical performance

A full range of advanced applications and Siemens unique technologies such as TimCT (Continuous Table move) round out the top-of-the-line 70 cm 3T system.

A full range of advanced applications and Siemens unique technologies such as TimCT (Continuous Table move) round out the top-of-the-line 70 cm 3T system.


Patient Comfort

Patient comfort is a combination of multiple features, including a patient-friendly design and lightweight coils. Accommodate a large variety of body sizes, shapes and conditions with the 70 cm Open Bore and ultra-short 173 cm cover-to-cover system design.

Video MAGNETOM Skyra 360°

Increase your marketability

  • Potentially fewer refused exams and more referrals
  • Sharper images due to less anxiety-related movement
  • Preferred design by claustrophobic patients2
  • Helps reduce sedation rates, fear, and anxiety
  • Offers more head-out exams
  • Cover a full patient range: pediatrics3, obese, critically ill, kyphostic, and those with respiratory problems, pain and mobility issues, and claustrophobia or anxiety

 


Illumination MoodLight

Providing a more comfortable scanning environment for patients.

  • LED light panel can be set according to personal preference
  • Choose colors according to patient preferences

Reduced lifecycle costs

MAGNETOM Skyra offers reduced lifecycle costs and has various environmentally friendly options.

Video Siting
  • Low operational costs with low energy and siting costs
  • New "green" Eco-Chiller
  • Better energy efficiency with workflow technology Dot and Tim 4G
  • Zero Helium boil-off
  • Green Cooling Package with automatic adaption to cooling requirements to decrease energy consumption for cooling by up to 50%1

Tim 4G + Dot

With the enhanced power of Tim 4G's integrated coil technology and the intelligent workflow automation of Dot, you can equip your staff with tools to allow for an up to 50% increase in productivity.1

Dummy Image

Benefit from MAGNETOM Skyra’s faster workflow

  • Faster patient preparation
  • Faster coil set-up
  • Faster acquisitions

Clinical Use

With MAGNETOM Skyra, the full applications coverage is standard and a comprehensive set of advanced applications is available. The accuracy of Tim® 4G integrated with the consistency brought to your scanning by Dot, you can achieve excellent image quality and exam reproducibility.

MAGNETOM Skyra Clinical Image Gallery Brochure

See the full application range in the MAGNETOM Skyra Image Gallery:


Neurology
Neurology:
T1 3D SPACE, GRAPPA 2, isotropic, 256 matrix, SL 0.9 mm, TR 700, TE 12, TA 5:59 min

MAGNETOM Skyra offers high resolution and fast protocols even for uncooperative patients. The MAGNETOM Skyra Neuro Suite includes advanced protocols for diffusion imaging, perfusion imaging, and fMRI. These are combined with Tim 4G coils with a high density of elements and latest iPAT2 reconstruction techniques help to enable fast imaging and an excellent SNR.


Orthopedics
Orthopedics :
T1 TSE, GRAPPA 3, 640 matrix, SL 3 mm, TR 500, TE 12, TA 1:17 min

MAGNETOM Skyra’s Ortho Suite is a comprehensive collection of protocols for joint imaging including the spine. Tim 4G’s new ultra high-density coils for MSK imaging improve SNR and anatomic coverage. Dot’s customizable workflows featuring AutoAlign and AutoCoverage for knee, hip and shoulder. The advanced syngo WARP techniques provide susceptibility artifact reduction functionality (such as from MR conditional implants) and MPR planning for fast 3D measurements and Inline 3D multiplanar reformatting help workflow efficiencies.


Cardiac
Cardiac :
TrueFISP cine retro, GRAPPA 3, 256 matrix, TR 41.3, TE 1.5, TA 7.58 s

The cardiac suite covers comprehensive 2D routine cardiac applications, ranging from morphology and ventricular function to tissue characterization. Dot’s on-board guidance and the increased SNR of Tim 4G helps you to make cardiac part of your clinical routine. The Cardiac Dot Engine helps eliminate one of the biggest challenges in cardiac MR simplifying complete cardiac localization down to just a few clicks.


Body
Body:
3D T1 VIBE, GRAPPA 3, 288 matrix,SL 1.8 mm, TR 3.7, TE 1.7, TA 20 s
(St. Franziskus Hospital, Münster, Germany)

Tim 4G offers high channel body imaging thanks to the combination of the Body 18 and the Spine 32. MAGNETOM Skyra is also equipped with dedicated clinical body applications. Ultra-fast high resolution 2D and 3D protocols are provided for abdomen, pelvis, MR Colonography, MRCP, dynamic kidney, and MR Urography applications. With the Abdomen Dot Engine, standardized, efficient, and comprehensive workflows for the upper abdomen with excellent image quality are provided.


Pediatrics
(Ospedale Bambin Gesu, Rome, Italy)

Tissue relaxation times in pediatrics3 are very different compared to those of adults. The reasons for these differences are: developing tissues, body size, faster heart rates, and compliance with breath-hold commands. Protocols can be adapted for imaging infants.
(Image: Ospedale Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy)


Angio
Angiography:
3D FLASH ce-MRA, MIP, GRAPPA 2, 384 matrix, SL 0.9 mm, TR 3, TE 1.1, TA 16 s
(MRI Bethanien, Zürich, Switzerland)

With MAGNETOM Skyra’s Angio Suite excellent MR Angiography can be performed to visualize arteries and veins with or without contrast agent. For scans with contrast media, the Angio Dot Engine helps to realize optimized bolus timing at every examination. Real-time graphics and AutoVoiceCommands assist the user in organizing the ideal timing of breathing, scanning, and contrast media.
(Image: MRI Bethanien, Zurich, Switzerland)


Oncology
Oncology
T2 TSE, GRAPPA 2, respiration-triggered, 448 matrix, SL 5 mm,TR 5978.3, TE 100, TA 6 min

MAGNETOM Skyra’s Onco Suite features a collection of sequences, protocols, and evaluation tools that guide through the detailed assessment of a variety of oncological conditions. Acquire whole body coverage for metastasis staging in a single, continuous move with the TimCT Onco Dot Engine. Together with Dot’s on-board guidance, this innovative technology improves patient throughput and provides superb image quality.


Breast
Women's Health:
3D dynVIEWS SPAIR, GRAPPA 2, 384 matrix, SL 1.5 mm, TR 4.8, TE 1.7, TA 1:02 min

A variety of breast coils are enabled by the Tim Coil Interface resulting in flexible breast imaging options to meet the variety of customer needs. From clinical imaging to biopsy guidance, the MAGNETOM Skyra offers a wide selection of breast coils and enables outstanding image quality. Additionally, the 70 cm Open Bore of MAGNETOM Skyra makes it possible to comfortably accommodate more patients. The Breast Dot Engine offers different workflows for optimized image quality and consistency.


Men&acute;s Health
Men´s Health

With the high-density spine and body coils alone or in combination with an endorectal coil, MAGNETOM Skyra enables excellent multiparametric imaging of the prostate in terms of morphology, physiology and function. Together with dedicated solutions for reading and reporting, the workflow for prostate MRI is comprehensively covered.


Dot is the next movement in MRI. As a comprehensive workflow solution, Dot provides a customizable framework for patient personalization, step-by-step user guidance, and exam automation.

The following Dot engines are currently available for MAGNETOM Skyra:

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

More information about Dot and all of the Dot engines.


syngo.via is a comprehensive imaging IT solution, helping you to process read and share images faster and easier. For both routine and advanced MR interpretation.

It can be seamlessly integrated with MAGNETOM Skyra, improving workflow not only at the scanner, but throughout the organization.

Start your engines for routine, oncology, neurology and cardiovascular cases:

  • syngo.MR General Engine
  • syngo.MR Onco Engine
  • syngo.MR Spectro Engine
  • syngo.MR Cardio Engine
  • syngo.MR Neuro Perfusion Engine

and benefit from numerous applications transforming the way you view, read, and evaluate with your MR images.


Technical Details

MAGNETOM Skyra, as the top-of-the-line 70 cm 3T scanner, offers various technological features, aiding you in obtaining excellent image quality and transforming your 3T productivity.

Field strength

3 Tesla

Bore size

70 cm Open Bore design

System length

173 cm

System weight (in operation)

7.3 tons

Minimum room size

31 m²

RF Tim

[204 x 48] [204 x 64] [204 x 128]

Gradient strength

XQ Gradients (45 mT/m @ 200 T/m/s)

Helium consumption

Zero Helium boil-off technology

Overview Technical Details

  • Tim® 4G: The 4th generation of proven Tim (Total imaging matrix) technology provides up to 204 coils elements with up to 128 channels for the accuracy you need.
  • Dot: The next movement in MRI. This comprehensive MRI workflow solution helps take the complexity out of MRI scanning. Benefit from a customizable framework for patient personalization, step-by-step user guidance, and exam automation.
    More information about Dot and all of the Dot engines.
Video Coventional vs. TrueForm Magnet Design
  • TimTX TrueForm: Includes innovative techniques in the RF excitation hardware as well as new application and processing features enabling uniform RF distribution in all body regions.
    TimTX TrueForm Brochure

MAGNETOM Skyra with its 70cm Open Bote design has a unique TrueForm Magnet and Gradient design for excellent image quality.

Field strength

3 Tesla

Bore size

70 cm Open Bore design

Magnet length

163 cm

Helium consumption

Zero Helium boil-off technology


Tim’s revolutionary all digital-in/digital-out design Direct RF allows for higher signal purity and improved stability. All transmit and receive components are located at the magnet.

Video DirectRF
  • Optical links between magnet and equipment room to achieve highRF stability
  • Transmit and receive components are integrated in the magnet housing
  • Dual-Density Signal Transfer enables ultra-high density coil designs by integrating key RF components into the local coil

 


MAGNETOM Skyra allows for a fast installation and easy siting and required a smaller installation area than most 3T systems.

System length

173 cm

System weight (in operation)

7.3 tons

Minimum room size

31 m²

Video Siting
  • Min. total space requirement for magnet, electronics and console room

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