Philips launches high-field MR

August 6, 2003

The Intera Enterprise, a 1.5T scanner, has risen to the upper end of MR offerings at Philips Medical Systems. The new product, currently available only in the U.S., is being marketed primarily to privately owned imaging centers, according to the company.

The Intera Enterprise, a 1.5T scanner, has risen to the upper end of MR offerings at Philips Medical Systems. The new product, currently available only in the U.S., is being marketed primarily to privately owned imaging centers, according to the company. The short-bore Intera Enterprise, announced July 24, also comes in a mobile configuration. Philips executives view the entrepreneurial marketplace as an opportunity for growth. They claim a 30% share in MR sales to this U.S. market segment. The four-channel radio-frequency system supports optimized packages for neuro, orthopedic, body, cardiac, and vascular applications.

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