MAGNETOM Trio UpgradeUpgrade your MAGNETOM Trio to MAGNETOM Prismafit

You are working with MAGNETOM Trio – a perfect starting point for taking the next step in MRI imaging. A powerful upgrade is available for your system, one that makes your 3T imaging more accurate, productive, and reproducible while maintaining its benchmark magnet homogeneity. Latest MRI technology will provide you with virtually unlimited imaging and innovation capabilities and long-lasting stability, even for long examinations – perfect for the most demanding research quests.

Features & Benefits

Upgrading your MAGNETOM Trio to the new MAGNETOM Prismafit will equip your unparalleled 3T magnet with the new and powerful technology. The results: Higher signal-to-noise performance, excellent 3T image quality throughout the body, faster scanning, increased consistency and higher productivity, and new unique software applications opening up new imaging possibilities.

MAGNETOM Prisma fit

"MAGNETOM Prismafit has the power to explore research and applications at a better level than on standard 3T scanners. The upgrade of our MAGNETOM Trio was actually extremely smooth and we are very grateful about this."1
Professor Rainer Goebel
Maastricht University & Scannexus, Maastricht, The Netherlands

 


Building on your original 3T magnet, you will immediately benefit from the latest MAGNETOM Prismafit technologies: its unique XR 80/200 gradient system, fully parallel transmit with TimTX TrueShape and syngo ZOOMit, Siemens’ Tim 4G receive architecture.

Experience outstanding gradient performance with MAGNETOM Prisma fit
  • New XR 80/200 gradient coil with 80 mT/m @ 200 T/m/s simultaneously, on all three axes
  • Ultra-high-performance cooling
  • Force-compensated design for reduced vibrations

Benefits: Significantly increased SNR, unprecedented long-term stability and minimized acoustic noise.

 

Experience outstanding gradient performance with MAGNETOM Prisma fit
  • Selective excitation to highlight regions, organs, or even features of an organ
  • Zoomed imaging with the first parallel transmit application syngo ZOOMit
  • Significantly higher resolution, reduced scan times and less artifacts
  • Open architecture for new MRI applications

More information about syngo ZOOMit

Tim 4G
  • New Tim 4G RF system with 48, 64 or 128 independent channels for faster imaging and higher SNR
  • New Tim 4G coil technology with highest coil element density, Dual-Density Signal Transfer, DirectConnect, and SlideConnect technology
  • Fully digital transmit and receive with DirectRF
  • Real-time feedback loop for excellent long-term stability

 


MAGNETOM Prismafit provides state-of-the-art technology for your most demanding clinical tasks. It supports you with extreme 3T power and provides you with virtually unlimited imaging possibilities.

Experience outstanding gradient performance with MAGNETOM Prisma fit

With Tim 4G’s ultra-high-density array you will get increased signal-to-noise (SNR) for all areas of interest. In this case of a large-field-of-view abdomen up to 50 coil elements can be activated.

Additionally, with Siemens standard parallel transmit solution TimTX TrueForm you receive excellent B1 homogeneity leading to a very homogeneous 3T image quality throughout the body.



New Generation iPAT1

  • More slices and coverage in the same breath-hold
  • Phase encoding direction and 3D direction for 3D sequences
  • Ultrafast isotropic T1-weighted 3D imaging of the head

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CAIPIRINHA (Controlled Aliasing In Parallel Imaging Results IN Higher Acceleration)

  • Modified iPAT1 sequence for even higher image quality
  • Volumetric 3D imaging

syngo RESOLVE (Readout Segmentation Of Long Variable Echo-trains)

  • Unique high-resolution Diffusion-Weighted Imaging (DWI)
  • Anatomy-true diffusion imaging for brain, spine, breast, and prostate

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Parallel transmit imaging

  • Selective excitation of specific body areas with TimTX TrueShape
  • First zoom function in MRI with syngo ZOOMit

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syngo REVEAL Improvements

  • Improved echo planar imaging (EPI) based diffusion weighted imaging for the body.
  • Independent selection of the number of averages for each b-value.
  • Reduction of total acquisition time

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syngo ASL 3D

  • Non-invasive evaluation of brain perfusion
  • Radiation free alternative to PET
  • Increased SNR with shorter scan time

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When upgrading to MAGNETOM Prismafit you immediately benefit from Dot (Day optimizing throughput engine) - the next movement in MRI.

Dot

Dot is a new way of scanning in MRI – a better way. Dot scanning uses a suite of customizable engines. Allowing the user to personalize exams according to patient needs, build in step-by-step user guidance, and automate MRI exams – either "out of the box" or based on the institution's standards. Additionally, you can create project‐specific programs to ensure an extremely high degree of reproducibility across group studies, or even multisite research projects.

Your benefits:

  • Increased consistency and reproducibility
  • Greater ease-of-use
  • Up to 50% increase in productivity1

 

With MAGNETOM Prismafit, the following Dot engines are available:

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

 


Clinical Use

Upgrading your MAGNETOM Trio to the new MAGNETOM Prismafit will equip your unparalleled 3T magnet with the new and powerful technology. The results: Higher signal-to-noise performance, excellent 3T image quality throughout the body, faster scanning, increased consistency and higher productivity, and new unique software applications opening up new imaging possibilities. Overall you get a unique 3T platform to help you tackle the most demanding clinical and research challenges of today and the future.


MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
(Image: Chonnam National University Hospital, Republic of Korea)

With Tim 4G’s ultra-high density array your get increased signal-to-noise (SNR) for all areas of interest. In this case of a large-field-of-view abdomen up to 50 coil elements can be activated. Additionally, with Siemens standard parallel transmit solution TimTX TrueForm you receive a very homogeneous image quality.
(Left image: Chonnam National University Hospital, Republic of Korea)

MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
(Image: UCLA, Los Angeles, USA)

With the new high-performance XR 80/200 gradient you’ll get significantly increased SNR for diffusion weighted imaging. This is the basis for excellent functional and structural brain imaging.
(Left image: UCLA, Los Angeles, USA)

MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
(Image: Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, USA)

The combination of MAGNETOM Prismafit’s XR 80/200 gradient and Tim4G receive architecture also leads to better fat saturation and higher resolution joint imaging.
(Left image: Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, USA)

MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System
MAGNETOM Trio, A Tim System

Zooming in MRI with fully dynamic parallel transmit TimTX TrueShape leading to significantly higher resolution, reduced scan times and less artifacts.


Neurology

MAGNETOM Prismafit offers high resolution and fast protocols even for uncooperative patients. The MAGNETOM Prismafit Neuro Suite includes advanced protocols for diffusion imaging, perfusion imaging, and fMRI. The new XR 80/200 gradient coil delivers high-resolution brain imaging with isotropic 3D imaging2 and excellent SNR for diffusion weighted imaging. 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

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 metal implants) and MPR planning for fast 3D measurements and Inline 3D multiplanar reformatting. The new iPAT2 leads to ultrafast 3D imaging and a significant improvement for any 2-dimensional acceleration.


Cardiology

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

Tim 4G offers high channel body imaging thanks to the combination of the Body 18 and the Spine 32. Ultra-fast high resolution 2D and 3D protocols are provided for abdomen, pelvis, MR Colonography, MRCP, dynamic kidney, and MR Urography applications. For example a new iPAT2 sequence technique named CAIPIRINHA (Controlled Aliasing In Parallel Imaging Results IN Higher Acceleration) can be applied to volumetric 3D imaging leading to faster scanning while maintaining excellent image quality e.g. in the abdominal region. With the Abdomen Dot Engine, standardized, efficient, and comprehensive workflows for the upper abdomen with excellent image quality are provided.


Angiography
Angiography

With the upgrade to MAGNETOM Prismafit you can visualize enhanced flow effects with the XR 80/200 gradient system, achieve higher SNR and extreme iPAT performance with Tim 4G. For MR Angiography 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.


Oncology
Oncology

MAGNETOM Prismafit‘s latest technology leads to increased image quality especially for body, prostate and breast imaging. The 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.

Dot is the next movement in MRI. Dot is a new way of scanning in MRI – a better way.

Dot scanning uses a suite of customizable engines. Allowing the user to personalize exams according to patient needs, build in step-by-step user guidance, and automate MRI exams – either "out of the box" or based on the institution's standards.
 

The following Dot engines are currently available for MAGNETOM Prismafit:

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

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 Prismafit, 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

Upgrade your MAGNETOM Trio, a Tim System, to a MAGNETOM Prismafit. Keep pace with the latest MRI technology and benefit from an extensive range of new components and applications – welcome to the future of MRI!

Field strength

3 Tesla

Bore size

60 cm

System length

213 cm

System weight (in operation)

13 tons

Minimum room size

33 m2

RF Tim

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

Gradient strength

XR Gradients (80 mT/m @ 200 T/m/s)

  • 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.
  • TimTX TrueForm: Is Siemens' solution for overcoming B1 inhomogeneities at 3 Tesla. It 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
  • TimTX TrueShape: Is Siemens’ parallel transmit architecture. It features selective excitation to highlight regions, organs or features of an organ leading to increased image quality and faster scanning. Builds the foundation for unique parallel transmit applications, like syngo ZOOMit, the first zoom function in MRI.
    More information about TimTX TrueShape

With an upgrade to MAGNETOM Prismafit you keep your MAGNETOM Trio magnet with its benchmark magnet homogeneity (typ. 1.1 ppm @ 50 cm DSV (diameter spherical volume)) and magnet reliability.

Field strength

3 Tesla

Bore size

60 cm

Magnet length

198 cm


Your upgraded MAGNETOM Prismafit comes standard with the XR 80/200 gradient system, the strongest gradients in the industry. The combination of the excellents gradients together with Tim (Total imaging matrix) enables the most demanding applications.

It offers largest anatomical coverage with a FoV up to 50 cm.

Gradients

Maximum amplitude of 80 mT/m @ a slewrate of 200 T/m/s,
Simultaneously on all three axes


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

Video DirectRF
  • Optical links between magnet and equipment room to achieve high RF stability and low noise
  • 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

The upgrade to MAGNETOM Prismafit fits into the current MAGNETOM Trio, a Tim System’s room. The upgrade including all new components, computers, and software will be installed in up to 15 working days.

System length

213 cm

System weight (in operation)

13 tons

Minimum room size

33 m²

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