Lunar shows upgrade to Artoscan MRI

November 22, 1995

Lunar of Madison, WI, will introduce the Release 4.0A upgradepackage for the Artoscan 0.2-tesla extremity scanner manufacturedby Esaote Biomedica of Italy. The upgrade features an improveduser interface that includes enhanced remote service functions.The

Lunar of Madison, WI, will introduce the Release 4.0A upgradepackage for the Artoscan 0.2-tesla extremity scanner manufacturedby Esaote Biomedica of Italy. The upgrade features an improveduser interface that includes enhanced remote service functions.The upgrade will also provide 2-D and 3-D multislice packagesand will allow Artoscan users to archive all their 3-D imagingdata. Lunar will also introduce fast imaging sequences, such asturbo spin-echo and turbo multi-echo.

In bone densitometry, Lunar will again display its Expert-XLdual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scanner, introduced atlast year's meeting (SCAN 12/28/94). Lunar received 510(k) clearancefor the system earlier this year.