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3.0T Ankle speed protocol - Palo Alto Medical Foundation, USA

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Goumas, Chris, M.D. Palo Alto Medical Foundation USA
Hitt, Dave, B.Sc. Philips Healthcare USA

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This release 2.6.3 ExamCard was optimized for rapid scanning at one minute or less protocol times, and may be used to minimize patient motion on claustrophobic patients, or to increase throughput in a busy institution.

 

Each scan protocol is also optimized with the resolution meeting or exceeding the standard resolution of 1.5T protocols (256x196 matrixes). For optimal protocol performance, this ExamCard should be used with the 8-channel SENSE Foot/Ankle coil.

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Scan 1: Axial PD with SPAIR fat supression using TI delay time of half the SPAIR TR.

 

Scan 2: Axial T1W for anatomical depiction and assessment of bone marrow fat signal.

 

Scan 3:Coronal PD with SPAIR fat suppression using a TI delay time of one half the SPAIR TR.

 

Scan 4:Coronal T1W for anatomical depiction and assessment of bone marrow fat signal.

 

Scan 5:Sagittal PD with SPAIR fat suppression using a TI delay time of one half the SPAIR TR.

 

Scan 6:Sagittal T1W for anatomical depiction and assessment of bone marrow fat signal.

ExamCard images

Axial PDW with SPAIR Axial T1W Coronal PDW with SPAIR
Axial PDW with SPAIR
Axial T1W
Coronal PDW with SPAIR
Coronal T1W Sagittal PDW with SPAIR Sagittal T1W
Coronal T1W
Sagittal PDW with SPAIR
Sagittal T1W


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ExamCard
Achieva 3.0T
Release 2.6
Quasar Dual
Ankle, Musculoskeletal
 

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