Siemens and Duke collaborate on cardiovascular MR

June 12, 2002

Duke University Medical Center has purchased two Sonata MR systems from Siemens Medical Solutions. The two scanners will be dedicated to cardiac MR. Research will focus on myocardial viability imaging. The ultimate goal is to define how MR viability

Duke University Medical Center has purchased two Sonata MR systems from Siemens Medical Solutions. The two scanners will be dedicated to cardiac MR. Research will focus on myocardial viability imaging. The ultimate goal is to define how MR viability studies can fit into general cardiology practices. The deal calls for Siemens to help set up MR training and education courses for clinicians interested in bringing cardiac MR into their practices.