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G-scan Brio

Revolutionary MRI approach for all musculoskeletal applications to increase diagnostics accuracy and confidence.

Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries.
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The Tilting MRI: The Key To Confidence

G-scan Brio: Adds Weight To Your Diagnosis

G-scan Brio offers a revolutionary MRI approach that increases diagnostic accuracy and confidence for musculoskeletal applications. With the experience gained from the first generation G-scan systems, Esaote has developed the G-scan Brio, a completely renewed Weight-Bearing MRI system featuring a new look, new ergonomics and new acquisition techniques.

More Detail, Better Accuracy, Greater Confidence

Esaote's new G-scan Brio is a tomography MRI system that allows to study all joints as well as the spine, either in a clinostatic (supine) or in a orthostatic (weight-bearing) position because magnet and patient can rotate from 0 to 90 degrees. Thanks to G-scan Brio's special design patients can be scanned in the weight bearing
position facilitating MSK diagnosis for those pathologies that are subject to change due to body posture and position like e.g. lower back pain.

G-scan Brio Reveals What Supine MRI Misses

Many symptoms and pathologies occur or are emphasized when the patient is in the weight-bearing position.
Conventional MRI may not demonstrate the pathology related to particular symptoms whereas the G-scan Brio gives you a new point of view so you can accurately diagnose MSK pathologies which are affected by the weight-bearing position.

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Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries. For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

G-scan Brio, A Turning Point In MR Imaging

The G-scan Brio is specifically designed for all musculoskeletal applications. The open and tilting design is the new and innovative way of doing MRI in which the position of the patient becomes an integral part of the outcome of the examination. The G-scan Brio provides great patient comfort and features the latest sequences and imaging performance developed by Esaote.

G-scan Brio, Dedicated To Musculoskeletal Imaging

The G-scan Brio boasts advanced features and capabilities such as:

  • Impressive image quality
  • Open permanent magnet
  • Rotating gantry
  • Weight-Bearing: patient’s position becomes an integral part of the examination’s outcome
  • Optimized, ergonomic patient bed for easy positioning and high comfort level during examination
  • Additional diagnostic capabilities: since the force of gravity generates bio-mechanical changes in the human anatomy, MR imaging in a natural stand-up position allows you to attain important additional information compared to traditional MRI
  • Complete set of sequences: turbo sequences, steady state acquisition, X-Bone; G-scan Brio comes with a large set of specialized sequences suitable for all MSK imaging requirements
  • User defined sequences and customized examination protocols
  • Multi Planar Scout
  • Remote Service capability
  • Includes eXP Technology for faster and better MR Imaging


G-scan Brio: Smooth And Simple Positioning

The excellent ergonomics and unique features of G-scan Brio bring benefits for the operator as well as the patient:

  • Easy patient positioning with optimized patient bed
  • Easy bed extraction by operator
  • Real-time MR Images. Using a fast acquisition sequence, the touch screen display on the gantry will show in real-time the MR Image of the joint assuring fast and accurate positioning.
  • High level of comfort during examination


G-scan Brio: The Right Coil For The Best Exam Performance

G-scan Brio includes a complete set of receiving coils specially designed for the joints, which guarantees very high sensitivity and patient friendliness.

  • Complete set of dedicated Coils
  • Ample choice of dedicated MSK Coils, a total of 10 different Coils targeting all anatomical districts are available


G-scan Brio: Intuitive User Interface

The user interface is very simple and user friendly, routine exams can be performed by just a few mouse clicks. Even the most expert user will be fully satisfied as all scanning parameters can be personalized and the custom sequences can be stored and integrated in the normal menu structure for subsequent use.

  • Intuitive user interface: easy to use Windows® based user interface
  • A complete software package: supplied with an extensive range of tools to display, analyze and process images

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Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries. For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

G-scan Brio: Hassle-Free MRI

Like all Esaote MRI systems, also G-scan Brio is a "one room" MRI system which means that the complete system, magnet, electronics and console can be installed in a single room of only 23 m2 (245 ft2).

  • G-scan Brio employs an optimized permanent magnet so no cryogens and no complicated cooling systems are required
  • Light patented RF shielding available. Esaote's dedicated shielding is a pavilion style independent shielding that can be installed without any construction works
  • Room height requirements: minimum for Weight Bearing spine and knee examinations: 2.80 m (9.2 Ft); suggested for Weight Bearing spine, knee and ankle examinations: 3.30 m (10.8 Ft)
  • Total weight: 7.9 tons
  • Power supply voltage: 200-210/220-240 V @ 50/60 Hz

Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries. For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

G-scan Brio Economics

The common denominator of Esaote MRI systems is their cost-effectiveness because they offer optimized performance at a much more competitive cost than standard whole body MRI systems. G-scan Brio is not only a unique system from a clinical and diagnostic viewpoint but it is also easy to site and very economical to run.

The low break even point of G-scan brio is fully in line with the economic constraints of today's healthcare environment and make G-scan Brio therefore an optimal investment also for the private clinic.

  • Green MRI, Esaote's MRI Systems use a fraction of the power employed by traditional MRIs saving you thousands of $/Euro per year
  • Low Power Consumption: only 2.8 VA during acquisition, only 0,4kW on stand-by
  • Cost Effective: low break-even point

Examination Costs

Easy installation, ease of use, low maintenance technology, low energy consumption, no cryogen, remote service possibility all = smart investment.

Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries. For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

G-scan Brio: The Key To Confidence

Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries.
For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

Connectivity

G-scan Brio: Connected To MSK Needs

  • Full DICOM Connectivity And Sophisticated Storage Functionality, Including Dicom Worklist.
  • Remote Service Capability.

Windows® interface: You can easily learn how G-scan brio works since it uses Windows® functions. Its interface and protocols are custom designed for extremities and spine MRI purposes thereby considerably speeding up and simplifying examination procedures.

Connectivity: G-scan brio comes with all of the network, archiving and documentation features that you need to operate it either as a stand-alone system or as part of an integrated environment. It offers an integrated DVD archive and retrieve software package, printer capability and a patient CD package. G-scan brio is also DICOM compliant and supplies connectivity and teleradiology smart solutions.

Remote operations: All Esaote’s systems come with remote service capability. Many system parameters and components can be checked using the remote service software especially developed for Esaote’s MRI systems. Thanks to this software, Esaote’s application specialists can check image quality and assist local operators to set exam parameters using a remote connection. It also allows to shorten reaction times and improve repair time as service visits are established with the service technician in a more efficient manner.

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For latest updates and/or any further information not included in this section, please contact connectivity(at)esaote.com.

Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries. For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

Certifications

G-scan Brio – Certifications

The G-scan Brio, manufactured by Esaote, complies with the Medical Device Directive (MDD) 93\42\EEC. In accordance with this directive, Esaote has classified it as Class IIa devices.

The G-scan Brio dedicated MRI system has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via 510(k).

Technology and features are system/configuration dependent. Specifications subject to change without notice. Information might refer to products or modalities not yet approved in all countries. For further details, please contact your Esaote sales representative.

Clinical Images

G-scan Brio - Anterolisthesis
G-scan Brio - Disc Bulge
G-scan Brio - Disc Modification
G-scan Brio - Facet Joint Instability
G-scan Brio - Spondylolisthesis

Coils

Coil - Cervical spine

Flex coil (multipurpose)

DPA coil - Foot/Ankle

DPA coil - Knee

DPA Coil - Hand/Wrist

DPA Coil - Cervical Spine

DPA Coil - Shoulder

Coil - Shoulder

Multichannel Coil - Spine

TMJ Coil

Coil - Cervical spine
Flex coil (multipurpose)
DPA coil - Foot/Ankle
DPA coil - Knee
DPA Coil - Hand/Wrist
DPA Coil - Cervical Spine
DPA Coil - Shoulder
Coil - Shoulder
Multichannel Coil - Spine
TMJ Coil