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Small Extremity coil offers flexibility and excellent image quality

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MRI NetForum Team Philips Healthcare Philips Global

The new 8-channel SENSE Small Extremity coil for Achieva 1.5T and 3.0T.

Flexible design and high performance

The new SENSE Small Extremity coil is optimized for imaging small extremities. The coil's flexible wrap-around design enables easy positioning and a good fit to, for instance, an elbow, hand or small-sized knee. A special mattress matching the coil's shape is available for excellent patient comfort, which helps to avoid motion artifacts.

The eight coil elements enable use of SENSE parallel imaging in all three directions and excellent image quality.

High resolution 3.0T sagittal SPAIR of complete hand with voxel size 0.3 x 0.4 x 2.0 mm.

Good image quality obtained in a small knee at 1.5T.
The sagittal PD SPIR scan has 0.35 x 0.40 x 3 mm voxels, scan time 4:54 min.
The transverse PD-weighted scan has 0.40 x 0.51 x 3 mm voxels, scan time 5:08 min.

High resolution elbow at 1.5T
Sag SPAIR: 0.45 x 0.61 x 3 mm voxels, scan time 3:48 min.
Cor PD: 0.30 x 0.42 x 3 mm voxels, scan time 5:12 min.
BFFE ProSet 0.30 x 0.30 x 1.25 voxels, overcontiguous, scan time 6:00 min.

Philips RF coils bring out the best in your MR system

The 8-channel SENSE Small Extremity coil* is available for Achieva 1.5T and 3.0T at release 3.2 or higher.

* This coil is not licensed for sale in Canada.

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