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FERRISCAN IS BETTER THAN MRI IN MONITORING IRON OVERLOAD IN THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENT ?

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on September 18, 2010 at 2:40 AM


        

        SO HERE ARE SOME KEY FEATURES OF FERRISCAN WHY IT IS BETTER THAN MRI


 

  • FerriScan provides an accurate, MRI-based measurement of liver iron concertration

  • The FerriScan service can be easily established on most 1.5 Tesla scanners

  • There is no requirement for customers to purchase new software or hardware

  • FerriScan takes 10 mintes to complete, is non-invasive and requires no contrast agents

  • No establishment fees - costs are incurred per scan only

  • FerriScan has higher sensitivity and specificity for measuring LIC than any other MRI-based method

  • FerriScan result are unaffected by inflammation, fibrosis or cirrhosis

  • FerriScan has international regulatory approvals ( USA, Canada, Europe and Australia )

  • The assurance of ISO 9001 certification of analysis procedures

  • The FerriScan centralised analysis facility provides security of data and 48-hours results  turnaround


  • Results are reliable and reproducible over time and between MRI centres and models of scanner


 

The list above shows why Ferriscan is better than MRI. The best thing to meis that it only takes 10 minutes to get it done, which is only half or one third of the time taken from using MRI. That was amazing, isn't it. Conclusion is I will definitely choose ferriscan over the MRI Screening if I have the choice to choose. You know the procedure of MRI screening and the time spend on it. Tell me you views, what's you guys think of it. Which one will you prefer, Ferriscan or MRI ? I will see you later (:

 

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