Philips’ new MR 5300 system being introduced for the first time at RSNA 2021, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). With this introduction, the company’s latest BlueSeal fully-sealed helium-free in operations MR scanner continues the advancement of a full helium-free operating portfolio of Philips MR solutions. Powered by AI, the MR 5300 simplifies and automates complex clinical and operational tasks for outpatient clinical use and MR departments to help increase access to affordable, quality care.
“At RSNA, we continue our commitment to helium-free sustainability in MR operations with new and enhanced technology to provide fast, fully automated, and highly personalized exams for every patient without compromising image quality, while also acting responsibly towards the planet and society,” Radder added.
The MR 5300’s large (55cm) field-of-view provides extended anatomical coverage, while its robust AI-powered scanning methods and easily positioned ultra-lightweight dStream Breeze coils  work together to generate exceptional image quality, especially when imaging challenging anatomies such as the spine and abdomen. By simplifying and automating many of the complex clinical and operational tasks involved in capturing high-quality images, MR 5300 enhances the consistency and productivity of radiology department output, helping to increase patient satisfaction scores and referral rates. Its helium-free operations make it suitable for use in outpatient clinics, as well as dedicated radiology departments.