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Upgrade your MAGNETOM Verio to the new MAGNETOM Skyrafit. 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%2 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 minutes2.

  • 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 minutes2 scan time
  • Rapid, high-resolution 3D imaging
  • Turbo Suite Essential is standard with any fit upgrade

Turbo Suite Excelerate

Be up to 50%2 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%2 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%2 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 costs3

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 Sensing4

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”4 and clinically also important, it unveils “up to 21% additional findings”5.

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 Cine6, 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 cost7


Step-by-step from MAGNETOM Verio to the new MAGNETOM Skyrafit

"After upgrading my MAGNETOM Verio to MAGNETOM Skyrafit and experiencing the fit upgrade process and final results, I am looking forward to upgrade my other MAGNETOM Avanto to this promising new technology."8

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Pfirrmann
Chief Radiologist and Deputy Medical Director
Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland


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 64 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 250 kg/550 lb to accommodate more patients

TimTX TrueForm – advanced technology

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

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

The following Dot engines are currently available for MAGNETOM Skyrafit:

  • 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

“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


Expand your MRI services.

Accommodate more patients, get more referrals, and increase your patients’ satisfaction. Improve your marketability with quieter exams, 70 cm Open Bore, 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 Skyrafit therefore offers a comprehensive and unique portfolio of trendsetting applications. Now available on MAGNETOM Skyrafit, brand-new applications with syngo MR E11 helping you to expand your range of MRI services.

FREEZEit1 – 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-VIBE1
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.

StarVIBE1
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 WARP1,11

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.

MyoMaps1

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.

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Maximized patient satisfaction

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

The roominess of the 70 cm Open Bore

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 Suite1 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

System

Related Products, Services & Resources

1The product is currently under development; is not for sale in the U.S. and other countries. Its future availability cannot be guaranteed.

2Data on file; results may vary

3Customer 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.

4Currently for MAGNETOM Avantofit and MAGNETOM Prismafit

5Kazmierczak et al, Invest Radiol 2015; 50 (3):1 53-60

6Michaely HJ et al, Invest Radiol 2013; 48

7Customer 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.

8The statements by Siemens Healthineers' customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer's unique setting. Since there is no "typical" hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.

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.