NetForum uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use the site, we'll assume that you are happy to receive these cookies on the NetForum website. Read about our cookies.
NetForum Community
Learn. Share. Optimize.
Log in | Sign up now | Submit content | Contact
Go to similar content

1.5T Aortic coarctation - London Chest Hospital

Dr. Westwood, Mark, M.D. London Chest Hospital United Kingdom

Login is required to download ExamCards.

ExamCard purpose

This release 2.6 Achieva 1.5T ExamCard was created by the London Chest Hospital to image aortic coarctations.

ExamCard overview

The 32-channel SENSE Torso/Cardiac coil was used together with the Philips docking table and ECG triggering.

Transverse TSE BB breath-hold scan covering the whole heart and aortic arch for morphology.

Transverse sB-TFE non breath-hold, non triggered scan covering the whole heart and aortic arch
for morphology.

SSFP breath-hold cines in the 4-chamber, 2-chamber and short axis orientations are to assess function. Acquired voxel size 1.8 mm x 1.8 mm x 8 mm.

2D scar, early enhancement scan in the 2-chamber and 4-chamber orientations for clot and thrombus visualisation.

2D scar, late enhancement scans in the 2-chamber, 4-chamber and multi-slice orientations for scar visualisation.

ExamCard images

Aortic angiography MIP view Aortic coarctation cine
Aortic angiography MIP view
Aortic coarctation cine

Contrast agent / injection protocol

Gadoterate meglumine (Gd-DOTA) contrast agent at 0.1 mmol/kg of body weight.

Related information:

This content has been made possible by NetForum Community.
Share this on: Share your link in twitter Share your link in facebook Share your link on LinkedIn Print Rate this article: Log in to vote

Dec 9, 2010

Rate this:
Log in to vote

Achieva 1.5T
Release 2.6
Nova, Nova Dual, Pulsar
Aorta, aortic coarctation, Cardiac, Cardiac Morphology, Coronary arteries, Function Cine, Function Non-Cine, SENSE Torso/Cardiac coil

Clinical News
Best Practices
Case Studies
Publications and Abstracts
White Papers
Web seminars and Presentations
Application Tips and FAQ
Try an Application
Business News
Case Studies
White Papers
Web Seminars and Presentations
Utilization Services
Contributing Professionals
Contributing Institutions
Become a Contributor