Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc, Twinsburg, Ohio, offers the Altaire Open MR system. The unit is equipped with a 0.7 tesla superconducting magnet. Image resolution is sub-millimeter and aquisition sequence times are 5 minutes or less. The gradient system delivers a slew rate of 55 T/m/s for high-field imaging techniques including RF fat suppression, diffusion weighted imaging, high resolution MRA, and single-shot and multi-shot? echo-planar imaging. (800) 800-3106;