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MRI of breasts with SENSE Breast 7 coil

Case Study
Scappatura, Giuseppe Bianchi Melacrino Morelli • Italy

Patient history

A female presented with a mass in the breast. MRI examination was performed at hospital Bianchi Melacrino Morelli of Reggio Calabria (Italy).

MR examination

MRI was performed using Achieva 1.5T and a SENSE Breast 7 coil.

The examination includes axial T2 VISTA, DWI, T2W SPAIR and dynamic 3D eTHRIVE imaging of both breasts. 

Images

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T2 VISTA

Matrix 300 x 333, acq voxels 1.0 x 0.9 x 2.0 mm, reconstructed voxels 0.89 x 0.89 x 1.00 mm.

Scan time 7:00 min.

 T2 VISTA T2 VISTA T2 VISTA
T2 VISTA
T2 VISTA
T2 VISTA

DWI

Acquired voxels 3.00 x 3.10 x 3.00 mm, reconstructed voxels 1.41 x 1.41 x 3.00 mm.

Scan time 3:44 min.

 DWI b-factor 0 DWI b-factor 750 ADC MAP
DWI b-factor 0
DWI b-factor 750
ADC MAP

T2W SPAIR

Matrix 288 x 219, acquired voxels 3.0 x 3.1 x 3.0  mm, reconstructed voxels 1.41 x 1.41 x 3.00 mm.

Scan time 5:22 min.

 T2 SPAIR T2 SPAIR
T2 SPAIR
T2 SPAIR

Dynamic eTHRIVE

Matrix 340 x 340, acquired voxels 1.00 x 1.00 x 2.00 mm, reconstructed voxels 0.97 x 0.97 x 1.00 mm. Scan time 5:11 min. 

 Dynamic eTHRIVE Dynamic eTHRIVE Dynamic eTHRIVE
Dynamic eTHRIVE
Dynamic eTHRIVE
Dynamic eTHRIVE
 Dynamic eTHRIVE Dynamic eTHRIVE MIP
Dynamic eTHRIVE
Dynamic eTHRIVE
MIP

Impact of MRI with SENSE 7 Breast coil

The SENSE 7 Breast coil is a rigid, open-designed coil. Designed for excellent coverage into the axilla area. The coil is promoting patient comfort with an adjustable head rest and soft patient ramp.

 

 

 

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


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Case Study
Achieva 1.5T
Body, Breast, DWI, Oncology, SENSE Breast 7 coil, VISTA
 

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