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Ingenia 3.0T excels in cardiac imaging at SLEH
Thanks to Ingenia, cardiac MRI has become more robust and more efficient at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (SLEH, Houston, Texas, USA). Ingenia 3.0T with MultiTransmit 4D provides excellent cardiac image quality and shortens total examination time in 3.0T cardiac MR.
MRIBest Practice
By: Muthupillai, Raja, Ph.D.
On: Mar 27, 2012
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Views: 4717
WellStar Health System uses multiple scanners for breast MRI
Breast MR and MR-guided biopsy are daily practice at WellStar Health System using 3.0T, 1.5T and High Field Open Philips MR Scanners.
MRIBest Practice
By: Ruplin, Barbara, R.T.
On: Mar 20, 2012
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Views: 3744
Whole body DWI with high quality and speed realized with Ingenia
According to Dr. Takahara Ingenia with dStream, high SNR, dS SENSE, wide bore and large FOV allows some important advance in whole body DWI.
MRIBest Practice
By: Takahara, Taro, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Mar 13, 2012
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Views: 3346
Easy upgrade to 3.0T yields improvements in imaging
At CDR, Buenos Aires, Argentina, clinicians are seeing clinical and economical benefits of the quick and easy upgrade from Achieva 1.5T XR to Achieva 3.0T TX with MultiTransmit.
MRIBest Practice
By: Rossi, Santiago, M.D.
On: Feb 21, 2012
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Views: 981
Conversion to Achieva brings premium performance for lower cost
Omaha Children's Hospital and Medical Center (Omaha, Nebraska, USA) converts from Intera to Achieva 1.5T A-series.
MRIBest Practice
By: Hardin, Nicole, MS, RT (R) (M) (CIIP)
On: Feb 09, 2012
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Views: 1816
Fiber tracking in the fetal brain
Collaborating with obstetricians all over Austria, The Medical University of Vienna (Austria) has gained in both referrals and expertise, and now routinely performs fetal MR exams.
MRIBest Practice
By: Kasprian, Gregor, Dr., M.D.
On: Jan 25, 2012
Rating:
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Views: 1815
MultiTransmit brings robustness to 3.0T cardiac imaging
Dr Thomas, University of Bonn, who has worked with MultiTransmit in cardiac MR since its earliest conception, sees a reduction in artifacts and inhomogeneities as a significant step forward in cardiac high-field applications.
MRIBest Practice
By: Thomas, Daniel, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Dec 07, 2011
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Views: 552
3.0T imaging at Olympic Park, Melbourne, supports early diagnosis of sport injuries
I@OP predominantly sees professional sports people. Although many come with injuries, foscus is increasing on visualizing potential injuries before symptoms occur.
MRIBest Practice
By: Connell, David, M.D.
On: Nov 17, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 1277
Blood-pool contrast agents help increase contrast and resolution of MRA
Dr. Maki, University of Washington Medical Center and Puget Sound VA Health Care Service, is using MRA with a blood pool agent to look for atherosclerotic occlusive disease.
MRIBest Practice
By: Maki, Jeffrey, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Nov 10, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 1324
16-channel coil allows high-resolution knee imaging for more patients
Dr Walser, Radiology Center, Speyer, Germany, reports on his experiences with the 16-channel SENSE Knee coil on Achieva 1.5T. The coil provides high image quality, fits large knees and offers easier positioning.
MRIBest Practice
By: Walser, René, M.D.
On: Oct 18, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 1750
MultiTransmit helps improve SNR and CNR in spine imaging
University of Vermont (Burlington, Vermont, USA) finds boost in quality of spine images using Achieva 3.0T TX with MultiTransmit.
MRIBest Practice
By: Filippi, Christopher, M.D.
On: Aug 03, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 1601
MR-guided prostate biopsy boosts accuracy of diagnosis
With the advent of MR guidance, prostate biopsy is easier for both patients and physicians. At RWTH Aachen University Hospital, clinicians are performing their first prostate biopsies using the Achieva 3.0T. Initial results are extremely encouraging.
MRIBest Practice
By: Schoth, Felix, M.D.
On: Jul 04, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 2369
MultiTransmit helps expand the role of MRI in MSK oncology at Leuven
At Leuven University Hospital the upgrade to Achieva 3.0T TX performance has led to a big expansion in the role of MRI in MSK oncology. The department now performs all whole body scans and almost all regional scans for bone and soft tissue lesions on its Achieva 3.0T TX.
MRIBest Practice
By: Pans, Steven, Dr., M.D.
On: Jun 10, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 2101
MRI scanner at Manipal Hospital gets a new lease on life
Manipal Hospital installed a Philips Intera 1.5T MRI scanner in India nearly 10 years ago. After upgrade to release 12 the new system is enabling the department to expand its range of applications and referrals, according to Chief of Radiology, Nageswara Rao Tummala, MD.
MRIBest Practice
By: Tummala, Nageswara, M.D.
On: May 26, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 4215
Ambient Experience helps soothe patients for successful scans
At Winter Park Memorial Hospital and Kosair Children’s Hospital Ambient Experience is helping both patients and technologists have positive MR scan experiences.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Apr 07, 2011
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Views: 2085
Utrecht uses 7.0T MultiTransmit in oncology research
Researchers at UMCU, Utrecht are advancing MultiTransmit for 7.0T imaging and spectroscopy to investigate biomarkers in prostate and breast oncology.
MRIBest Practice
By: Klomp, Dennis
On: Jan 28, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 2253
‘Smart value’ Achieva 1.5T SE is impressive performer
When recently opening a new hospital, Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin looked carefully at the range of entry-level MRI systems available, and chose the Achieva 1.5T SE principally because it provides a lot more value for money than any of the other systems according to Mark Ahrens, Director of Diagnostic Services.
MRIBest Practice
By: Ahrens, Mark, BS RT (R) (MR)
On: Jan 20, 2011
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Views: 2648
Excellent results after first Conversion to Achieva in Japan
Keiyu-Kai Sapporo Hospital (Hokkaido, Japan) was the first to choose a smart way to get an Achieva by taking advantage of Philips’ attractive new Conversion to Achieva program that avoids magnet exchange.
MRIBest Practice
By: Kanegae, Kakuko, M.D.
On: Jan 14, 2011
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Views: 3776
Panorama HFO ideal for fetal and pediatric scans
Mitera Maternity and General Hospital is a general hospital with a busy radiology department that uses the Panorama HFO scanner as its sole MR system. A wide range of the 330 pediatric and adult exams are performed on Panorama each month.
MRIBest Practice
By: Papaioannou, Georgia, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Jan 04, 2011
Rating:
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Views: 2447
Pre-operative fMRI valuable in clinical oncology
Clinicians at University of Washington Medical Center perform about 2-3 fMRI exams a month using Achieva 3.0T with IViewBOLD. Most of these exams are for pre-operative surgical planning prior to brain tumor resections or in patients with epilepsy or AVMs.
MRIBest Practice
By: Maravilla, Kenneth, Prof., M.D.
On: Dec 17, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 2065
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