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MRI of Pancoast tumor using Prodiva 1.5T

Case Study
Takahashi, Mamoru, M.D. Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital • Japan

Patient history

This 56-year-old male with Pancoast tumor on the right presented for an MRI examination at Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Japan.

MR examination

The MRI examination of this patient was performed on Prodiva 1.5T.


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 Diffusion inverted <br><br> Post contrast  T1W mDIXON TFE water<br><br>
Diffusion inverted

Post contrast T1W mDIXON TFE water

 T1W mDIXON TSE water, dynamic study<br><br>
T1W mDIXON TSE water, dynamic study

Impact of using Prodiva 1.5T in this case

Although the area between the neck and the top of the lung is one of the most difficult areas for MRI, Prodiva 1.5T images show good quality. mDIXON TFE images show excellent fat suppression in the neck area and the DWI shows almost no distortion.



FieldStrength article: An excellent fit to expand the imaging center, Prodiva 1.5T






Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.

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Feb 13, 2018

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Case Study
Prodiva 1.5T
Release 5
DWI, HeadNeck, mDIXON, mDIXON FFE, mDIXON TSE, Neuro, Oncology

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