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Vijaya Diagnostic Centre, Hyderabad installs latest open MRI machine

Expanding access to advanced diagnostic imaging, Fujifilm India has announced the installation of its groundbreaking Open MRI machine “APERTO Lucent” at Vijaya Diagnostic Centre- India’s Largest Integrated B2C Diagnostic Chain. The event was graced by Koji Wada, MD of Fujifilm India and Chander Shekhar Sibal, Sr. Vice President & HOD – Healthcare Business -Fujifilm India, along with Sheshadri Vasan, Chief Operating Officer of Vijaya Diagnostic Centre. This partnership marks a significant step towards advancing patient-centric imaging technology.

The APERTO Lucent is a new age, Prime open MRI device which is equipped with IP-RAPID – a modern day technique that reduces scan times while maintaining high image quality by employing under sampling and image reconstruction with iterative processing which will result in improved image quality with higher spatial resolution. The design of APERTO Lucent will provide high speed solutions combined with better patient experience.

Revolutionizing diagnostic centres and healthcare facilities, this state-of-the-art machine boasts a groundbreaking 0.4T static-field-strength permanent magnet and a sleek gantry, propelling Magnetic Resonance Imaging into a new era of sophistication. Provides swift scans with accelerated speeds, all at a low running cost and an attractive initial investment with no additional infrastructure required. Its simplified installation process and reduced construction needs expedite setup, ensuring operational readiness in record time. Designed for space efficiency, its compact form is perfect for healthcare facilities with limited space. With vigilant customer support, uninterrupted functionality, round-the-clock monitoring, and enhanced maintenance efficiency, the machine empowers healthcare professionals to prioritize patient care.

Adding on, Chander Shekhar Sibal, Sr. Vice President & HOD, Healthcare Business, Fujifilm India, said, “Fujifilm India has been at the forefront of MRI technology with consistent development where we always aim to find the next breakthrough in the form of higher resolution and crystalline imaging, aiding in more accurate diagnoses. At the same time, we’re also focused on patient-centric designs as we build comfortable MRI machines, reducing claustrophobia and anxiety during scans. Therefore, APERTO Lucent elevates industry benchmarks by combining both aspects, redefining the sophisticated MRI field. Its installation will broaden our technological footprint in the country, offering a streamlined, patient-centric and economical solution for our partners like Vijaya Diagnostic Centre.”

Taking patient friendliness to a notch high, APERTO Lucent’s single-pillar MRI structure provides a panoramic open view, significantly reducing patient anxiety. It also features a wide, lateral table with a soft sound operation to create a comfortable examination environment. Moreover, the True OPEN Bore design of the system reduces the risk of claustrophobia while accommodating patients of diverse body types.

Expressing enthusiasm about the partnership, Sheshadri Vasan, Chief Operating Officer of Vijaya Diagnostic Centre, stated, “We’re proud to be partnering with Fujifilm India as we share the common goal of providing quality diagnostic solutions to the people. Integrating this advanced Open MRI machine into our arsenal will assist us in prioritizing comfort while maintaining top-notch diagnostic accuracy, ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients. At Vijaya Diagnostic Centre, our objective is to deliver accessible healthcare services and this installation will transform the way we serve throughout the region.”

The collaboration between Fujifilm India Healthcare Division and Vijaya Diagnostic Centre reflects a shared commitment to advancing healthcare technology and enhancing patient care in the region.
MB Bureau

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