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Achieva 3.0T TX Ankle with Compressed SENSE - KSW

ExamCard
Patzwahl, Rene, M.D. Kantonsspital Winterthur • Switzerland
Eichenberger, Barbara, R.T. Kantonsspital Winterthur • Switzerland
Smoorenburg , Luuk, B.Sc. KSW Winterthur • Switzerland

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ExamCard description

This Release 5.4.1 ExamCard for imaging the ankle joint is used on Achieva 3.0T TX at Kantonsspital Winterthur (KSW), Switzerland.

Compressed SENSE is used in all sequences to allow high spatial resolution at short scan times.
The high resolution isotropic 3D PDw TSE with SPAIR fat suppression allows reformatting in any plane.

Axial T2w mDIXON TSE is included to provide high resolution images with and without fat suppression in one acquisition.

Axial T1w mDIXON TSE sequences are included to obtain both in-phase and out-of-phase images from in one acquisition with high spatial resolution.

ExamCard overview

 Total scan time is about 13 min.
Total scan time is about 13 min.

ExamCard images

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Sagittal 3D PDw TSE Scan time 4:52 min. <br>
Voxels 0.55 x 0.55 x 0.55 mm <br> 
333 slices  <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 12 <br>
Denoising default <br>3D PDw TSE  coronal MPR Slice thickness 2 mm
Sagittal 3D PDw TSE
3D PDw TSE coronal MPR
Scan time 4:52 min.
Voxels 0.55 x 0.55 x 0.55 mm
333 slices
Compressed SENSE factor 12
Denoising default
Slice thickness 2 mm
3D PDw TSE axial MPR Slice thickness 2 mm3D PDw TSE sagittal MPR Slice thickness 2 mm
3D PDw TSE axial MPR
3D PDw TSE sagittal MPR
Slice thickness 2 mm
Slice thickness 2 mm
Axial T2w mDIXON TSE water Scan time 3:10 min. <br>
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 1.9<br>
36 slices <br>Axial T2w mDIXON TSE <br>in phase Scan time 3:10 min. <br>
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 1.9<br>
36 slices <br>Coronal T2w TSE Scan time 2:04 min. <br>
Voxels 0.42 x 0.53 x 3.0 mm <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 2.3<br>
40 slices <br>
Axial T2w mDIXON TSE water
Axial T2w mDIXON TSE
in phase
Coronal T2w TSE
Scan time 3:10 min.
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 1.9
36 slices
Scan time 3:10 min.
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 1.9
36 slices
Scan time 2:04 min.
Voxels 0.42 x 0.53 x 3.0 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 2.3
40 slices
Axial T1w mDIXON TSE <br>out phase Scan time 2:38 min. <br>
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm <br> 
Compressed SENSE factor 2.9 <br>
36 slices<br>Axial T1w mDIXON TSE <br>in phase Scan time 2:38 min. <br>
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm <br> 
Compressed SENSE factor 2.9<br>
36 slices<br>
Axial T1w mDIXON TSE
out phase
Axial T1w mDIXON TSE
in phase
Scan time 2:38 min.
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 2.9
36 slices
Scan time 2:38 min.
Voxels 0.42 x 0.52 x 3.0 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 2.9
36 slices

Patient preparation

Patients are positioned feet first and supine.
The SENSE FootAnkle 8 coil is used.
The ExamCard is designed for a patient of around 80 kg.


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ExamCard
Achieva 3.0T TX
Release 5
3D VIEW, Ankle, Compressed SENSE, mDIXON, mDIXON TSE, Musculoskeletal, SENSE FootAnkle coil
 

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