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Ingenia 3.0T high resolution ankle - Palo Alto Medical Foundation

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

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ExamCard purpose

This ExamCard was optimized for high resolution scanning in approximately 5 minutes per protocol scan times. These protocols make use of oversampling to reduce scan time and increase resolution wherever possible. For optimal protocol performance, this ExamCard should be used with the dS FootAnkle 8ch coil.

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Ax PD FS ~ Axial proton density with SPAIR fat suppression using a TI delay time of one half the SPAIR TR for improved SNR.

Ax T1 ~ Axial T1 weighted for anatomical depiction and assessment of bone marrow fat signal.

Cor PD FS ~ Coronal proton density with SPAIR fat suppression using a TI delay time of one half the SPAIR TR for improved SNR.

Cor T1 ~ Coronal T1 weighted for anatomical depiction and assessment of bone marrow fat signal.

Sag PD FS ~ Sagittal proton density with SPAIR fat suppression using a TI delay time of one half the SPAIR TR for improved SNR.

Sag T1 ~ Sagittal T1 weighted for anatomical depiction and assessment of bone marrow fat signal.

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 Axial PD FS Axial T1
Axial PD FS
Axial T1
 Coronal PD FS Coronal T1
Coronal PD FS
Coronal T1
 Sagittal PD FS Sagittal T1
Sagittal PD FS
Sagittal T1

Patient preparation

Patient is positioned supine, feet first, with padding filling the coil to prevent movement. Sometimes providing a small cushion or folded blanket under the patient’s back provides additional comfort.

Coil used: dS FootAnkle coil



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Ingenia 3.0T
Release 4
Ankle, dS FootAnkle coil, Musculoskeletal
 

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