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Achieva 3.0T TX Knee with Compressed SENSE - KSW

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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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This Release 5.4.1 ExamCard for imaging the knee is used on Achieva 3.0T TX at Kantonsspital Winterthur (KSW) in 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.

Sagittal oblique T2w TSE is included for visualizing the ligaments

ExamCard overview

 Total scan time is about 9 minutes.
Total scan time is about 9 minutes.

ExamCard images

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Sagittal 3D PDw TSE SPAIR <br>source slices Scan time 5:22 min.<br>
Voxels 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 mm <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 11 <br>
Denoising default <br>3D PDw TSE SPAIR sagittal MPR Slice thickness 2mm
Sagittal 3D PDw TSE SPAIR
source slices
3D PDw TSE SPAIR sagittal MPR
Scan time 5:22 min.
Voxels 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 11
Denoising default
Slice thickness 2mm
3D PDw TSE SPAIR axial MPR Slice thickness 2mm3D PDw TSE SPAIR coronal MPR Slice thickness 2mm
3D PDw TSE SPAIR axial MPR
3D PDw TSE SPAIR coronal MPR
Slice thickness 2mm
Slice thickness 2mm
Coronal T1w TSE Scan time 2:15 min.<br>
Voxels 0.3 x 0.57 x 2.5 mm <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 2.5 <br>Sagittal oblique T2w TSE Scan time 1:37min.<br>
Voxels 0.45 x 0.56 x 2.5 mm <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 2.2 <br>
Coronal T1w TSE
Sagittal oblique T2w TSE
Scan time 2:15 min.
Voxels 0.3 x 0.57 x 2.5 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 2.5
Scan time 1:37min.
Voxels 0.45 x 0.56 x 2.5 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 2.2

Patient preparation

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


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Achieva 3.0T TX
Release 5
Compressed SENSE, knee, Musculoskeletal, SENSE Knee coil, SPAIR
 

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