FDA clears Hitachi high-field MR

April 26, 1995

The Food and Drug Administration last month gave 510(k) clearance to Hitachi's Stratis 1.5-teslaMR scanner, according to Sheldon Schaffer, director of marketingat the Twinsburg, OH, company. Hitachi introduced Stratis at lastyear's Radiological Society

The Food and Drug Administration last month gave 510(k) clearance to Hitachi's Stratis 1.5-teslaMR scanner, according to Sheldon Schaffer, director of marketingat the Twinsburg, OH, company. Hitachi introduced Stratis at lastyear's Radiological Society of North America meeting (SCAN 11/23/94).Hitachi plans to begin production shipments of Stratis in latespring or early summer, Schaffer said.