MRS*PET/CT Benchtop

MRS*PET/CT Benchtop

Mice, Rats and Marmosets imaging

The MRS*PET/CT Benchtop is an in-line scanner built with a sub-millimetre precision motorised bed. The animal is scanned and co-registered automatically without any manual intervention from the operator. The system can be installed on any bench in any small environment.

  1. This  PET/CT is based on the MRS*CT Benchtop and the  MRS*PET CLIP-ON 80. The PET CLIP-ON technology is compatible with Cryogen-free MR up to 9.4T for PET/MR imaging
  2. Field of view: Axial ≤ 150mm , transaxial 80 mm, Inner diameter 112 mm

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System Details

Main Specifications

Animal type Mice, Rats, & Marmosets
PET/CT System type Benchtop
PET component MRS*PET-CO 80 (CLIP-ON technology)
CT component MRS*CT BT (Benchtop)
PET CLIP-ON removable from CT Yes
PET CLIP-ON attachable to MR Yes, for sequential PET/MR Imaging

PET Specifications

Inner Diameter / Transaxial FOV 112 mm (ID) & 80 mm (tFOV)
Axial FOV (mm)  50.4 mm – 102.48 mm – 150.40 mm
Extended axial FOV (mm) 300 mm with motorised bed
PMT & Detectors configuration Silicon PM, Continuous detectors
Crystal material & Thickness (mm) Double Layers, LYSO/LYSO, 10 mm
Spatial Resolution with 3D OSEM (mm)  0.7 mm
Depth of Interaction (DOI) Yes – true DOI
Sensitivity  Up to 11% depending on configuration

CT Specifications

Power Output/Tube (W) 60 W
X-ray tube Voltage Range 40-60 kVp
X-ray tube Current Range  1 mA
Detector Pixel Matrix 1944 x 1536
Magnification  1,73
Spatial Resolution  50 μm
Voxel size Resolution 25 μm
Low dose system Yes

Dimensions and weight with animal table

Total Weight PET/CT 170 kg
PET/CT Dimensions 730 mm (h) x 720 mm (w) x 1660 mm (l)
Overview PET/CT technology

MRS*CLIP-ON Technology for PET/MR & PET/CT

MRS*PET/CT’s are based on the MRS*PET CLIP-ON technology. It is a unique plug and play concept making the same PET component compatible with CT and MR up to 9.4T. This modular approach offers significant advantages in efficiency and workflow, and most importantly, considerably reduces the investment for the research institute.

PET Technology: True Depth Of Interaction (DOI)

The MRS*PET for small animal imaging uses the latest silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) technology. The detector assembly (crystal/ SiPM) allows true DOI (depth of interaction) with two pixelated layers of scintillator crystals with different matrices. This design enables the MR SOLUTIONS PET module to reach under 0.8mm resolution.


CT Technology with variable zoom and dual energy

MRS*PET/CT 80 and MRS*PET/CT 120 have a variable zoom allowing high resolution up to 5μm. These systems are suitable for both in-vivo and ex-vivo applications.

Animal Handling and monitoring

MRS*PET/CT’s use advanced animal handling and animal monitoring systems. Much more than a simple animal bed for preclinical imagers, the system provides a well-controlled environment for handling lab animals and plays a critical role in obtaining accurate and reproducible imaging results.

MRS*Preclinical Scan: Multimodality imaging Software

Preclinical Scan is the multimodality interface for preclinical imaging. Under one interface users have access to all MRI functionalities such as adjusting MRI pulse sequences parameters, but also have access to the PET, SPECT and CT extended functionalities. We have designed the graphical user interface to be friendly and easy to set up, even for the new user. For the advanced user, real-time optimisation and advanced functionalities are available. Preclinical Scan software can be configured with different levels of access depending on the experience of designated users. Learn More