Advanced WARP1,2 comprises the artifact reduction techniques offered by WARP in addition to the slice phase encoding method SEMAC. This adds the benefit of correcting through-plane distortions and allows for more accurate diagnosis of tissue surrounding orthopedic implants.
Advanced WARP especially aids the detection of post-operative clinical conditions in the case of total joint replacements and helps to expand your MRI services in the field of orthopedic imaging.
1Currently under development; not for sale in the U.S. and other countries, future availability cannot be guaranteed.
2MR imaging of patients with metallic implants brings specific risks. However, certain implants are approved by the governing regulatory bodies to be MR conditionally safe. For such implants, the previously mentioned warning may not be applicable. Please contact the implant manufacturer for the specific conditional information. The conditions for MR safety are the responsibility of the implant manufacturer, not of Siemens.