SyMRI software from SyntheticMR to be compatible with most Philips MRI scanners

SyntheticMR AB today announced that its SyMRI software will be compatible with most of Philips’ MRI scanners to help enhance workflow efficiencies and clinical decision support. SyntheticMR and Philips have signed a co-operation and co-marketing agreement, as part of which Philips will offer the SyntAc sequence as optional software to customers, making most of Philips’ MRI scanners compatible with the SyMRI post processing software packages offered by SyntheticMR.

With SyMRI packages from SyntheticMR, the data generated from a single SyntAc scan can be turned into multiple image contrasts, having workflow and time saving benefits. Moreover, the contrast can be adjusted after the scan, creating additional images without re-calling the patient. Automatic segmentation of brain tissue provides objective decision support based on quantitative data.

“I am very pleased that customers using most Philips MRI scanners will now have access to SyMRI, expanding our software packages to a broader, global customer base and enabling them to explore new imaging strategies and efficient quantification capabilities,” says Stefan Tell, CEO of SyntheticMR.

SyMRI is available in three product packages. SyMRI IMAGE is dedicated to optimized workflows and short scan times using synthetic MRI. This is achieved by a single MR quantification scan, allowing a significant reduction in scan time compared to acquiring each contrast separately. SyMRI NEURO adds quantitative data, providing efficient analysis and objective decision making for brain imaging. SyMRI NEURO is used in the clinical workflow to follow up disease development of neurodegenerative diseases. SyMRI Research Edition is optimized for clinical research within neuro imaging. Quantitative T1, T2 and PD maps (SyMaps™) can be saved and exported for further analysis in other formats.

For further information, please contact Maria Wrethag, CMO and Head of Investor Relations SyntheticMR AB, +46 76 119 1983, or Stefan Tell, CEO SyntheticMR AB, +46 73 373 4090.

SyntheticMR AB develops and markets innovative software solutions for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). SyntheticMR AB has developed SyMRI®, delivering multiple, adjustable contrast images and quantitative data from a single scan. SyMRI IMAGE provides fast MRI workflows, allowing high patient throughput. SyMRI NEURO enables automatic segmentation of brain tissue, providing objective decision support. SyMRI Research Edition includes exportable SyMaps™, quantitative T1, T2 and PD maps of the brain, allowing the investigation to be taken even further. SyMRI is CE-marked product. SyMRI is a registered trademark in Europe and in the USA. SyntheticMR is listed on the AktieTorget exchange in Stockholm, Sweden. For additional information, please visit www.syntheticmr.com .

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