GE sees FDA clearance on Horizon

February 1, 1995

GE Medical Systems has won Food and Drug Administration 510(k)clearance for Signa Horizon, the Milwaukee vendor's new 1-teslaand 1.5-tesla MRI platforms. GE introduced Horizon at the RadiologicalSociety of North America meeting last year (SCAN 12/28/94).

GE Medical Systems has won Food and Drug Administration 510(k)clearance for Signa Horizon, the Milwaukee vendor's new 1-teslaand 1.5-tesla MRI platforms. GE introduced Horizon at the RadiologicalSociety of North America meeting last year (SCAN 12/28/94). Horizonfeatures a 60-cm patient bore and fast-scanning packages withactively shielded 23 millitesla/meter gradient coils. The scannersreceived clearance a few weeks after the conference.