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MRI in Radiation Therapy – Content overview
This provides an overview of all content on NetForum that is related to the use of MRI in Radiation Therapy. It includes best practices, case studies, ExamCards, white papers and publications.
MRIClinical News
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Oct 05, 2018
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Views: 859
Ingenia - Content overview
Ingenia 3.0T and 1.5T are based on the revolutionary dStream architecture, which digitizes the MR signal in the coil at the patient. This is an overview of all NetForum content related to Ingenia with dStream.
MRIClinical News
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Aug 01, 2016
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Hospital benefits with timely MRI upgrades at predictable cost
With Technology Maximizer providing predictability in upgrade costs over multiple years, the CT & MR Department at HNSR Madrid, Spain, found a way to avoid their yearly budget hassles.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Sep 11, 2019
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Surprising MRI quality at reasonable price with low running cost
Dr. Mahajan is highly satisfied with the Prodiva system in two of his practices in relatively small hospitals, which not only brought savings in installation and running cost, but also excellent clinical capabilities.
MRIBest Practice
By: Mahajan, Harsh, M.D.
On: Jul 29, 2019
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High quality and fast scanning with Compressed SENSE at KCH
The MRI staff at Kurashiki Central Hospital incorporated Compressed SENSE into most of the brain, spine, abdominal, and cardiac examination protocols on their Ingenia 1.5T. Compressed SENSE accelerates sequences without sacrificing image quality when compared with no Compressed SENSE.
MRIBest Practice
By: Koyama, Takashi, M.D., Ph.D.
On: May 28, 2019
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Views: 349
Direct visualization of nerves can influence surgery decisions
Excellent MRI visualization of nerves informs confident diagnoses and surgical treatment decisions for patients with lower limb symptoms at Northern Fukushima Medical Center in Japan. Particularly when diagnosing atypical herniations, the 3D NerveVIEW method adds information.
MRIBest Practice
By: Tanji, Hajime
On: Oct 30, 2018
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KNC can scan three more patients per day with Compressed SENSE
Compressed SENSE can accelerate most MRI sequences without sacrificing image quality, which allowed KOYASU Neurosurgical Clinic (KNC) to shorten its MRI time slots. As a result, KNC increased the throughput of their MRI scanner with an average of three additional patients per day.
MRIBest Practice
By: Koyasu, Hideki, Ph.D.
On: Sep 25, 2018
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Using MRI only in prostate cancer radiotherapy workflow
Clinicians in the Department of Oncology and Radiation Therapy at Turku University Hospital have been using Philips MR-only simulation routinely for simulating and planning radiation therapy for their patients with prostate cancer.
MRIBest Practice
By: Keyrilainen, Jani, Ph.D.
On: Sep 11, 2018
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Views: 341
An excellent fit to expand the imaging center, Prodiva 1.5T
The Prodiva 1.5T is a robust, all-digital Philips MRI scanner, designed for excellent clinical performance and ease of use. Read about the experiences with Prodiva at Radiology Schiffer in Germany and Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital in Japan.
MRIBest Practice
By: Schiffer, Silvia, M.D.
On: Apr 17, 2018
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In-bore solutions: patients love it, departments thrive
A multicenter study by hospitals in Denmark and Japan shows that the use of In-bore solution helps 84% of patients have a calmer MRI experience. Another Herlev study reports less rescans. At one center in Germany, the number of patients that needed sedation was reduced by 80%.
MRIBest Practice
By: Masuda, Yoshitada, RT, PhD
On: Apr 03, 2018
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Views: 354
Take your next step in MRI: the impact of advances
Acquiring a new MRI system to replace an outdated one needs a lot of careful thought. Some of the most relevant issues have just been raised in a new article from Philips. Dr. Jim Pipe and Dr. Chip Truwit discuss some of the recent changes we have seen in the modern imaging suite.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Nov 21, 2017
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Views: 775
UVM brain MRI protocols upgraded with SWIp, MultiVane XD and pCASL
University of Vermont (UVM) Medical Center has evaluated recent methods to identify how their protocols for the brain can be improved.Their evaluation convinced them to incorporate SWIp, MultiVane XD and pCASL into their standard MR exams.
MRIBest Practice
By: Nickerson, Joshua, M.D.
On: Nov 14, 2017
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Cervical cancer treatment with 3D MRI-guided brachytherapy
Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark combines EBRT with 3D MRI-guided brachytherapy in cervical cancer treatment. Read about their workflow and the studies of potential positive impact of MR image-guided brachytherapy in cervical cancer care.
MRIBest Practice
By: Tanderup, Kari, Ph.D.
On: Nov 07, 2017
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Views: 300
Philips and Phoenix Children's Hospital partnership
This best practice explains why Philips and Phoenix Children's Hospital are partnering together to accelerate the transformation of pediatric care.
CTMRIBest Practice
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Jun 23, 2017
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Expanding use of whole body MRI in oncology patients
A redesigned whole body MRI protocol using coronal DWIBS, rather than axial DWIBS, has shown to be a game changer at Kawasaki Saiwai Hospital, particularly for oncology patients. Radiologists are confident and referrals increased.
MRIBest Practice
By: Nobusawa, Hiroshi, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Jun 13, 2017
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Views: 505
MRI in Emergency Department for fast, confident decisions
With an MRI scanner inside the Neuro Emergency Department, St. Joseph’s Hospital can now efficiently use rapid and robust MRI exams for their emergency patients. Read how MRI now supports confident diagnoses and how the transition was accomplished.
MRIBest Practice
By: Karis, John, M.D.
On: Apr 11, 2017
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Views: 410
Use of SWIp in head trauma and brain imaging
Hennepin County Medical Center is a major level 1 trauma center in Minnesota and sees many patients with head trauma. HCMC was among the first facilities to implement SWIp, which they use in all trauma cases, and in nearly all MR scans of the brain. Dr Truwit explains more in this movie.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Feb 14, 2017
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Views: 637
Imaging small cerebral aneurysms using non-contrast MR angiography
3.0T time-of-flight MR angiography (TOF MRA) without contrast agent demonstrates high performance in cerebral aneurysm imaging at the Sixth Affiliated People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China).
MRIBest Practice
By: Li, Yuehua, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Jan 05, 2017
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The benefits of SmarthPath to dStream at San Raffaele Hospital
In this movie, Prof Andrea Fallini, chief of Neuroradiology, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy talks about the benefits of the SmarthPath to dStream upgrade for his department and his patients.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Nov 22, 2016
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Views: 595
Approaches for including MRI in radiation therapy planning
UMC Utrecht has embraced MRI to enhance their radiation therapy planning, using the benefit of MRI’s high soft tissue contrast in planning external beam radiation therapy for treatment of tumors in a variety of anatomies, such as organs in pelvis, brain, head/neck area, abdomen and bone.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Oct 28, 2016
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Views: 377
100 patients per day on one Multiva scanner
Beyhekim MOH Hospital in Konya, Turkey opened in 2007 and its Bay-Tuna Radiology Center currently scans up to over 100 patients a day on its Multiva 1.5T MR system. In this busy environment, Multiva fulfills the hospital’s wide variety of scanning needs.
MRIBest Practice
By: Tuna, Erdogan
On: Oct 01, 2016
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Views: 640
The challenges of running a growing MRI service
Two entrepreneurs in Germany and India are seeking to expand their MRI capabilities in highly competitive markets. Read about their considerations when buying an MRI machine, and about their insights on financial and staff planning to build a thriving practice and successful business.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Sep 20, 2016
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Views: 404
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