BioMatrix Technology

Embrace human nature

Patients have unique, individual characteristics – biovariabilities. Different physiologies and anatomies – but also the way we interact with them and technology – cause unwarranted variations in imaging results. BioMatrix Technology helps to overcome these challenges by automatically adjusting to patient biovariability. By embracing human nature in this way, we can personalize examinations and help expand precision medicine.

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MAGNETOM Amira - A BioMatrix System2

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All benefits of BioMatrix at a glance 

Explore how BioMatrix enhances image quality, improves patient experience, increases ease of use while raising financial certainty.

Embrace human nature

BioMatrix TechnologyIncrease ease of useRaise financial certaintyEnhance Image qualityImprove patient experience
  1. BioMatrix Technology beat sensor
    Beat Sensor4
    Faster and simpler cardiac exams thanks to a sensor integrated in our coil
    No need to apply electrodes directly to the patients’ skin
    Respiratory Sensors
    Simplify and speed up exams by eliminating the need to apply a respiratory belt or navigators
    Permit constant monitoring of the patient's breathing pattern to perform the right scan technique
    Select & GO
    Up to 30% faster patient positioning3 with one touch thanks to AI Replaces the need for laser guidance for most of the body regions
    Avoids repositioning delays
    Dockable table with eDrive
    Motorized assistance reduces physical strain
    Easy, fast, and automated docking to the scanner transforms a complex task into an easy and repeatable workflow step
  2. Biomatrix Technology Financial Certainty
    BioMatrix Technology
    • Increased patient throughput translates into more reimbursement opportunities
    • Lower costs per scan thanks to shorter appointments
    • Excellent patient satisfaction leads to more referrals down the line
    • Challenging patient groups can be handled with ease
    • More predictable appointment schedule owing to fewer rescans
  3. Biomatrix Technology Coilshim
    CoilShim
    Excellent shim effect in the challenging head/neck region, resulting in fewer artifacts, sharper images, and better fat surpression imaging
    Additional shim elements included in head/neck coil for greater B0 field homogeneity
    SliceAdjust
    Excellent shim effect across large volumes, resulting in fewer artifacts, sharper images, and better fat surpression imaging
    Slice-by-slice shimming procedure permits reliable and distortion-free whole-body DWI and improved fat saturation during TSE sequences
  4. Biomatrix Beat Sensor
    Beat Sensor4
    Built-in sensor speeds up cardiac exams
    Enhanced comfort because no electrodes need to be applied
    Respiratory Sensors
    Speed up exams and enhance comfort by eliminating the need to apply a respiratory belt
    Select & GO
    Faster patient positioning results in faster exams and shorter appointments
    Enhanced comfort because AI guidance reduces the need for physical touch
    Dockable table with eDrive
    Increased sense of safety thanks to smooth maneuvering and docking
    Table can be raised and lowered to accommodate all patient groups

Features

Siemens - MRI - BioMatrix Technology - BioMatrix Tuners

Adapt to challenging anatomies for reliable exams

BioMatrix Tuners automatically adapt to challenging anatomies such as the head /neck area, the spine and the abdomen, for reliable exams. Even in difficult scan regions, intelligent coil technology consistently delivers excellent homogeneity and fat saturation. This provides robust, reproducible, high-quality imaging – for every patient, every time.

CoilShim technology is built into BioMatrix head and neck coils. It automatically improves fat saturation and DWI quality in the neck region to boost diagnostic quality and reduce the need for repeat scans.

SliceAdjust provides distortion-free, whole-body DWI scans and reliable fat saturation for both DWI and TSE sequences. It avoids broken spine artifacts for excellent correlation with anatomical scans.

Siemens - MRI - BioMatrix Technology - BioMatrix Sensors

Anticipate motion for high-quality results

Motion is a challenge in MRI. It can significantly decrease image quality, limit scan consistency, and lead to costly rescans. Fully integrated in the system architecture, BioMatrix Sensors capture respiratory and cardiac4 motion, which both boosts consistency and frees up the user to select the optimal exam strategy. This combination ensures high-quality results.

Respiratory Sensors automatically detect breathing patterns as soon as the patient lies on the table. This simplifies workflow as operators can perform respiratory-triggered scans without further interaction.

The Beat Sensor is integrated in the BioMatrix Body 12. It is designed for automatic cardiac triggering4 to accurately capture heart phases without the need for ECG leads.

Siemens - MRI - BioMatrix Technology - BioMatrix Interfaces

Accelerate patient preparation for increased efficiency

BioMatrix Interfaces simplify how the user interacts with the scanner and the patient, accelerating patient preparation in order to increase quality and improve cost-effectiveness. No matter how tall, big, or mobile a patient is – or how experienced the technologist is – BioMatrix Interfaces speed up the workflow for increased efficiency.

Select&GO lets operators use artificial intelligence to automatically position patients up to 30%3 faster and avoid repositioning delays. The user simply selects the region or organ to be scanned with one touch on the display and the patient is precisely positioned.

The BioMatrix dockable table with eDrive support provides motorized assistance for transferring patients. Now even the heaviest patients can be effortlessly moved to and from the scanner.

Clinical

Browse the images to see the difference BioMatrix Technology can make in challenging MRI environments.

Discover how other MRI experts have applied BioMatrix Technology and the benefits this has brought.

MAGNETOM Flash – BioMatrix special issue

Read how colleagues worldwide face today's challenges in MRI with BioMatrix Technology and syngo MR XA software.
 

Learn more about BioMatrix Technology with these BioMatrix-specific case studies and clinical talks at MAGNETOM World, the Siemens MR user community forum.

Systems

Scanners with BioMatrix Technology

The family of scanners equipped with BioMatrix Technology is growing fast. Compare key specifications to find the perfect match for your needs.

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