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150 results for MRI best practices
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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:
(2)
Views: 1262
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:
(2)
Views: 1311
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:
(2)
Views: 1728
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:
(2)
Views: 1587
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:
(0)
Views: 2358
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:
(1)
Views: 2086
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:
(1)
Views: 4188
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
Rating:
(0)
Views: 2063
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:
(1)
Views: 2235
‘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
Rating:
(0)
Views: 2628
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
Rating:
(0)
Views: 3729
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:
(0)
Views: 2435
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:
(0)
Views: 2055
Ingenia 3.0T benefits results and workflow in neuro MR
The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) is the first installation of the revolutionary new Ingenia 3.0T MR system. First experiences show "incredible" image quality, greater patient comfort, and vastly improved workflow.
MRIBest Practice
By: Mukherji, Suresh, Prof., M.D.
On: Nov 29, 2010
Rating:
(0)
Views: 1868
Ingenia whole body capabilities an advantage in oncology imaging
The world’s first Ingenia 1.5T MR system is now installed at University Medical Center (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Clinicians at UMC Utrecht immediately recognized the benefits of dStream digital broadband and a wide-bore system for breakthrough clinical performance.
MRIBest Practice
By: Takahara, Taro, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Nov 28, 2010
Rating:
(2)
Views: 4606
MultiTransmit propels Erasme to scan all body patients at 3.0T
Since Erasme Hospital received the MultiTransmit upgrade for its Achieva 3.0T system it has seen spectacular results, particularly in abdominal work. Clinicians benefit from high image quality and high consistency provided by MultiTransmit for diagnosis and follow-up in oncology patients.
MRIBest Practice
By: Matos, Celso, Prof., M.D.
On: Nov 04, 2010
Rating:
(1)
Views: 1829
32-channel coil boosts 3.0T neuro imaging at Kennedy Krieger
Kennedy Krieger Institute sees significantly better fMRI, DTI, spectroscopic imaging with the 32-channel SENSE Head coil on the Achieva 3.0T X-series. Because the 32-channel coil provides increased SNR, clinicians can either scan faster or get higher spatial resolution or temporal resolution, depending on the particular study.
MRIBest Practice
By: Barker, Peter, Prof., D.Phil.
On: Oct 22, 2010
Rating:
(6)
Views: 2232
MultiTransmit technology advances 3.0T imaging at Tokai University
Tokai University School of Medicine reports significant benefits for image quality and exam speed on the Achieva 3.0T TX with MultiTransmit.
MRIBest Practice
By: Imai, Yutaka, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Oct 15, 2010
Rating:
(0)
Views: 3654
Leuven research is fine-tuning 3.0T DWIBS for whole body staging
Dr. Vandecaveye has been assessing the value of 3.0T DWIBS in staging of suspicious lesions according to the TNM method in a single scan. Working with an Achieva 3.0T TX with MultiTransmit technology, the Leuven team is achieving very promising results.
MRIBest Practice
By: Vandecaveye, Vincent, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Sep 08, 2010
Rating:
(1)
Views: 2258
Pediatric SENSE Head/Spine coil simplifies infant studies
At Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, radiographers led by Bo Ehnmark, have evaluated Philips’ Pediatric SENSE Head/Spine coil for 12 patients. The coil’s small elements, integrated design and light weight have provided an excellent solution.
MRIBest Practice
By: Ehnmark, Bo
On: Jul 23, 2010
Rating:
(4)
Views: 2073
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