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Take your next step in MRI: the impact of advances

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MRI NetForum Team Philips Healthcare • Netherlands

Experts evaluate the recent technological innovations

Are you thinking of upgrading or replacing your MRI system in the foreseeable future?

The decision to replace an MRI system requires careful consideration of a complex set of factors. To help you in the decision-making process, Philips has commissioned an article that confronts some of those issues.

 

How have innovations such as parallel imaging helped transform the imaging suite to an environment that is efficient for the radiologist and pleasant for the patient? Read the article for some expert insights into these issues and many more. 

 

 

>Read full article:  Take your next step in MRI – don’t miss the must haves

 

Dr. Chip Truwit Hennepin County Medical Center, and University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USADr. Jim Pipe Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Dr. Chip Truwit
Dr. Jim Pipe
Hennepin County Medical Center, and University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
 T2w with MultiVane XD motion reduction. 
Voxel size 0.7 x 0.7 x 3.0 mm
Scan time 3:37 min.<br>
Ingenia 3.0T mDIXON: water only, in phase, out phase, fat only.
Voxel size 1.5 x 1.8 x 4.0 mm
Scan time 0:15 min. <br> Ingenia 3.0T Sagittal PDw TSE. 
Voxel size 0.3 x 0.4 x 2.8 mm
Scan time 3:50 min.<br>
Ingenia 3.0T
T2w with MultiVane XD motion reduction. Voxel size 0.7 x 0.7 x 3.0 mm Scan time 3:37 min.
Ingenia 3.0T
mDIXON: water only, in phase, out phase, fat only. Voxel size 1.5 x 1.8 x 4.0 mm Scan time 0:15 min.
Ingenia 3.0T
Sagittal PDw TSE. Voxel size 0.3 x 0.4 x 2.8 mm Scan time 3:50 min.
Ingenia 3.0T

“There are very few patients that we can’t scan successfully

with our very short sequences now”

Dr. Chip Truwit

  

  

“Parallel imaging, we couldn’t conceive of living without it now”

Dr. Jim Pipe

  

  

“I think the total cost of ownership is becoming a much bigger

driver these days”

Dr. Jim Pipe

  

  



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Body, mDIXON, motion reduction, MultiVane XD, Musculoskeletal, Neuro, Oncology, paralel imaging, SENSE
 

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