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ETS-Lindgren Debuts New RF Shielding Products and Services at Leading MRI Conference - RSNA

CEDAR PARK, Texas, November 18, 2016 - ETS-Lindgren will showcase innovative products and services for MRI shielding at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Show in Chicago, Illinois, over November 27 to December 1. Visitors to ETS-Lindgren’s exhibit booth in the South Building, Hall A, number 3217, will see a full scale and operational example of the company’s new EVO Series of MRI RF shielded doors; the latest product offering for MRI safety and image reliability - the SAFESCAN® ferromagnetic detection system; and the new generation of LED lighting for MRI suite applications. ETS-Lindgren’s engineers and service support team will also be on hand to discuss the company’s popular maintenance programs, consulting services, and educational offerings. With a wide variety of innovative MRI shielding products and services as well as decades of experience, it’s no wonder MRI professionals trust industry leader ETS-Lindgren with their specific requirements. In short, your image is safe with us!

For state-of-the-art MRI door technology, ETS-Lindgren’s new EVO Series of MRI RF shielded doors are designed to provide reliable, low maintenance service for use in a rigorous MRI environment. To facilitate access into and out of the MRI suite, this manual door is equipped with an easy-open, lever-style handle. The low friction design makes it easy to open for MR technicians while the concealed seal design is aesthetically pleasing to patients. With a low profile, ADA compliant threshold, the door allows for effortless patient gurney transfers and easy cleaning, especially for surgical applications. But perhaps the most important feature of this new door is its acoustic performance with Sound Transmission Class (STC) rating choices of 28, 34, 40 and 44 (49 dB of sound reduction at frequencies of concern). This results in a quieter, calmer environment near the MRI suite for staff and patients. Visitors to ETS-Lindgren’s booth can open and close a full size door to see just how easy it is to operate and view the exceptional, modern design.

ETS-Lindgren’s MRI safety solution SAFESCAN - a ferromagnetic detection system (FMDS) - enhances the security and safety around an MRI suite as it pertains to ferrous materials. The presence of ferrous materials near an MRI suite may lead to imaging issues that are not only a nuisance to a facility, but may adversely affect patient diagnosis and throughput. They may also lead to more serious situations such as significant damage to the MRI magnet, or worse, harm to a patient or staff member. Visitors to ETS-Lindgren’s booth at RSNA may view an actual demonstration of the FMDS and learn more about how this innovative product ensures MRI safety and productivity.

The next generation of Med-Vizion™ LED lighting products for MRI applications offers a significant improvement over traditional incandescent lighting. Unique to ETS-Lindgren, these maintenance free lighting systems are rated for 80,000 hours of usage and feature simple installation with plug and play connections. Most importantly, compared to traditional incandescent lighting, the environmentally conscious LED lighting offers brighter images with reduced energy consumption, resulting in energy cost savings over time. Drop by the ETS-Lindgren booth at RSNA to see a full scale LED down light; see how cool and bright the light actually is!

Did you know ETS-Lindgren offers maintenance programs to protect your RF shielding investment and minimize downtown in your MRI suite? Speak with our specialists during RSNA to see the customized programs we offer to fit your schedule and specific product needs. Ask about our engineering services such as site planning and site surveys for acoustic and vibration analysis.

Our latest educational offerings include a webinar on MRI safety with industry expert Tobias Gilk, M. Arch, MRSO (MRSC™), attended by over 500 MRI professionals. The next webinar is scheduled on December 13. Click here to register to attend (Webinar ID: 672-913-747). This webinar was specifically designed to fulfill the new MRI safety education requirements of The Joint Commission for MRI staff. Trained as an architect, Mr. Gilk has focused his entire professional career on medical imaging/therapy architecture. In 2002 he became involved in MRI safety, designing the first MRI suite to use the (then just-published) original ACR White Paper on MR Safety. He later became a member of the ACR MRI Safety Committee (Chaired by Dr. Emanuel Kanal), and contributed to what became the 2007 ACR Guidance Document for Safe MR Practices. Mr. Gilk has written scores of articles on MRI safety, provided MRI safety training and consulting services for hospitals, organizations, and accrediting bodies, has been an invited presenter on MRI safety issues for the FDA, ISMRM/SMRT, AHRA, RBMA, and many other US national and international groups. Mr. Gilk is a certified MR Safety Officer, serves on the Board of the American Board of MR Safety (ABMRS), and is an outspoken proponent for evidence-based best practices for MR safety. Join us in December for this essential webinar or contact us for a special customized training for your organization.

Stop by our booth at RSNA to learn about our new products, maintenance and service programs, educational offerings and more! With ETS-Lindgren, you’ll see why your image is safe with us.

For assistance with your MRI shielding, service or consulting needs, please call 512-531-6400 or send an email to info@ets-lindgren.com. For more information on RSNA 2016, click here.

About ETS-Lindgren

ETS-Lindgren is an international manufacturer of components and systems that measure, shield, and control electromagnetic and acoustic energy. The company's products are used for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), microwave and wireless testing, electromagnetic field (EMF) measurement, radio frequency (RF) personal safety monitoring, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and control of acoustic environments.

Headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, ETS-Lindgren has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of ESCO Technologies, a leading supplier of engineered products for growing industrial and commercial markets. ESCO is a New York Stock Exchange listed company (symbol ESE) with headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. Additional information about ETS-Lindgren is available at www.ets-lindgren.com. Additional information about ESCO and its subsidiaries is available at www.escotechnologies.com.

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