AVONDALE, PA — Qfix has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Encompass 15-Channel Head Coil, a diagnostic imaging device optimized for use with the Encompass™ MR SRS Immobilization Device.
The Encompass 15-Channel Head Coil provides diagnostic quality images for select Siemens 3T MRI Scanners. The adjustable geometry, 15-Channel coil allows the user to locate the coil elements close to the patient’s anatomy. Optimal signal to noise ratio can be obtained across the entire cranium while accommodating the high precision positioning unique to the Encompass device.
The Encompass MR SRS Immobilization System is part of the Qfix MRimage and Treat™ line of devices, which enables patients to benefit from MR, CT, and Treatment on the same device. MR images obtained with the Encompass MR SRS Immobilization System can be used for SRS treatment planning, including MR Only and MR Fusion techniques.
“Qfix is excited to receive clearance on our first of its kind MRI coil dedicated for use with our industry leading Encompass SRS system,” said Dan Coppens, CEO of Qfix. “This technology enables the clinician to obtain superior MRI images which can be used for SRS treatment planning purposes.”
To see the latest innovations and live demonstrations of MR, CT, and treatment solutions, visit Qfix at ASTRO Booth #2314 during the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, September 15-17, 2019.
Source: Qfix, 440 Church Road, Avondale PA 19311
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