Toshiba America Medical Systems has introduced its new MR Theater, to help clinicians improve patient comfort.

The new MR Theater provides patients with a visual focal point to distract them from the exam. It enables patients to relax and stay still, while clinicians to produce effective imaging.

Provided on Toshiba Medical’s Vantage Galan 3T and Vantage Titan 1.5T/cS Edition, the new theater will project virtual reality images onto a dome-shaped screen inside the bore.

The images will be processed with the patient table for continuous display, while the visual experience enables clinicians keep their patients at ease.

The new theater features Pianissimo quiet scan technology, which enables to reduce acoustic noise during the MR exam. It helps patients to listen to in-ear audio as the MR Theater provides continuous projections.

Toshiba America Medical Systems CT, PET/CT and MR business units senior director Dominic Smith said: “Toshiba Medical’s new MR Theater helps our customers address some of the biggest challenges they face with MR imaging, claustrophobia and patient anxiety.

“By putting patients at ease, clinicians can complete MR exams quickly and capture the high-quality images they need for accurate diagnosis and treatment, all while increasing patient satisfaction.” 

Toshiba America Medical Systems markets radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment.

Image: Toshiba Medical’s new MR Theater allows clinicians to complete MR exams quickly with quality images. Photo: courtesy of TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS.