Toshiba ships 300th Opart

January 17, 2001

An MRI milestone was reached in mid-December when Toshiba America Medical Systems shipped its 300th Opart MRI scanner. The superconducting open system with a field strength of 0.35 tesla entered the market some three years ago. It was designed

An MRI milestone was reached in mid-December when Toshiba America Medical Systems shipped its 300th Opart MRI scanner. The superconducting open system with a field strength of 0.35 tesla entered the market some three years ago. It was designed specifically for the U.S. marketplace, where most have been sold. Ironically, the 300th unit was delivered to Toshiba Medical Systems Europe, which will install the product at a site in Italy.