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Variety Positioning Aids

For comfortable and safe positioning during the MR examination with the Variety 16-Channel Multipurpose Coil, NORAS MRI products has developed specially designed positioning devices. These positioning devices are sold individually or as a set. There are two sets available: Orthopedics and Pediatrics .

Orthopedics Set

The Orthopedics Set consists of three dedicated positioning aids for examination of the following body regions: Elbow / Shoulder / Knee, Foot and Ankle. The coil is placed in the cavities and can be easily fitted to the anatomy. This ensures a high-resolution imaging.

Pediatrics Set

The Pediatrics Set consists of three dedicated positioning aids for examination of infants of all ages.
The coil is placed in the cavities and is very suitable for abdominal and thorax imaging of infants.

Further positioning devices can be developed with your assistance and conceptions. Just let us know!

Variety Positioning Aid Set Orthopedics P/N: 118353
Variety Positioning Aid Set Pediatrics P/N: 118354
Variety Positioning Aid Knee, Foot and Ankle P/N: 118463
Variety Positioning Aid Shoulder P/N: 118354
Variety Positioning Aid Elbow P/N: 118468
Variety Positioning Aid Multipurpose P/N: 118398
Variety Positioning Aid Pediatrics small P/N: 118465
Variety Positioning Aid Pediatrics medium P/N: 118467
Variety Positioning Aid Pediatrics large P/N: 118412

Advantages of the Variety Positioning Aids

  • "Variety" coil placement close to anatomy of interest
  • Comfortable patient positioning independently of the patient's body height
  • Optimal image quality and reduced examination time
  • Exclusion of motion artifacts due to a stable fixation
  • Examination of joints with high or low volume is possible

Technical Specifications

Positioning Aid Orthopedics Size: Weight
Variety Positioning Aid Multipurpose 20 x 22.5 x 5 cm 0.3 kg
Variety Positioning Aid Elbow 20.4 x 21.4 x 4 cm 0.2 kg
Variety Positioning Aid Shoulder 25.5 x 22.5 x 7 cm 0.2 kg
Variety Positioning Aid Knee, Foot and Ankle 63-87 x 25 x 38 cm 3.5 kg
Positioning Aids Pediatrics Size: Weight
Variety Positioning Aid Pediatrics small 60 x 26.6 x 1.4 cm 0.45 kg
Variety Positioning Aid Pediatrics medium 82.3 x 34.6 x 1.4 cm 0.7 kg
Variety Positioning Aid Pediatrics large 134 x 42 x 5 cm 1.15 kg

Positioning Aids - Orthopedics

Multipurpose

P/N: 118398

Positioning Aids Orthopedics: Hand, Wrist and Finger

The size of the coil halves enables imaging of the whole hand and wrist. A special positioning aid, in which the bottom coil half can be placed, creates a stable and flat surface to put the hand on. If needed, the second coil half can be put on top of the hand.

 

Elbow

P/N: 118468

Positioning Aids Orthopedics: Elbow

For smaller elbows (e.g. kids) a single coil half can be used to be wrapped around the elbow. This coil half can then be fixated using Velcro® strips.
For bigger elbows, the size adjustable positioning aid can be used.

 
 

Shoulder

P/N: 118413

Positioning Aids Orthopedics: Shoulder

A special sloped positioning device allows comfortable support on the lower coil half.

 
 
 

Knee, Foot and Ankle

P/N: 118463

Positioning Aids Orthopedics: Knee, Foot and Ankle

The stageless adjustment of the positioning device allows for proper support of patients with a body size of up to 2.1 m and for knees with high or low volume. The flexible design also allows imaging in flexed and stretched position. Furthermore, an optional supporting element for imaging in flexed position is available.

 
 


Positioning Aids - Pediatrics

Our specially designed Positioning Aids meet the needs of babys and infants of all ages for safe and comfortable positioning.

Small

P/N: 118465

Positioning Aids Pediatrics: small

For babys of 0 to 6 months

 
 
 
 

Medium

P/N: 118467

Positioning Aids Pediatrics: medium

For children of 6 to 36 months

 
 
 
 

Large

P/N: 118412

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For children of 4 to 8 years

Positioning Aids - Orthopedics

Multipurpose (Hand, Wrist, Finger)

Elbow

Shoulder

Knee, Foot and Ankle


Positioning Aids - Pediatrics

small (0-6 months)

medium (6-36 months)

large (4-8 years)