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Achieva 3.0T TX Wrist 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 wrist 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.


ExamCard overview

 Total scan time is about 17 min.
Total scan time is about 17 min.

ExamCard images

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Coronal 3D PDw TSE SPAIR source slices Scan time 5:52 min.<br>
Voxels 0.48 x 0.48 x 0.48 mm<br>
291 slices <br>
Compressed SENSE factor 10 <br>
Denoising default<br>3D PDw TSE SPAIR <br>sagittal MPR Slice thickness 2mm3D PDw TSE SPAIR <br>coronal MPR Slice thickness 2mm
Coronal 3D PDw TSE SPAIR source slices
3D PDw TSE SPAIR
sagittal MPR
3D PDw TSE SPAIR
coronal MPR
Scan time 5:52 min.
Voxels 0.48 x 0.48 x 0.48 mm
291 slices
Compressed SENSE factor 10
Denoising default
Slice thickness 2mm
Slice thickness 2mm
3D PDw TSE SPAIR <br>axial MPR Slice thickness 2mmAxial T2w TSE SPAIR Scan time 2:20 min. <br>
Voxels 0.3 x 0.35 x 2.5 mm <br>24 slices<br>
Compressed SENSE factor 2.4 
<br>
Denoising defaultAxial T1w TSE Scan time 2:55 min.<br>
Voxels 0.25 x 0.35 x 2.5 mm <br>24 slices<br>
Compressed SENSE factor 2.3<br>
Denoising default
3D PDw TSE SPAIR
axial MPR
Axial T2w TSE SPAIR
Axial T1w TSE
Slice thickness 2mm
Scan time 2:20 min.
Voxels 0.3 x 0.35 x 2.5 mm
24 slices
Compressed SENSE factor 2.4
Denoising default
Scan time 2:55 min.
Voxels 0.25 x 0.35 x 2.5 mm
24 slices
Compressed SENSE factor 2.3
Denoising default
Coronal 3D T1w TSE SPAIR source slices Scan time 3:39 min. <br>
Voxels 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 mm <br>
400 slices <br>
Compressed SENSE factor: 6<br>
Denoising default3D T1w TSE SPAIR <br>sagittal MPR Slice thickness 2mm3D T1w TSE SPAIR <br>coronal MPR Slice thickness 2mm
Coronal 3D T1w TSE SPAIR source slices
3D T1w TSE SPAIR
sagittal MPR
3D T1w TSE SPAIR
coronal MPR
Scan time 3:39 min.
Voxels 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 mm
400 slices
Compressed SENSE factor: 6
Denoising default
Slice thickness 2mm
Slice thickness 2mm
3D T1w TSE SPAIR <br>axial MPR Slice thickness 2mmCoronal T1w TSE Scan time 2:17 min.<br>
Voxels 0.4 x 0.54 x 2.0 mm<br>
Compressed SENSE factor 1.7<br>
Slices 20<br>
Denoising default<br>
3D T1w TSE SPAIR
axial MPR
Coronal T1w TSE
Slice thickness 2mm
Scan time 2:17 min.
Voxels 0.4 x 0.54 x 2.0 mm
Compressed SENSE factor 1.7
Slices 20
Denoising default

Patient preparation

Patients are positioned prone in 'superman' position, with setting head first and supine.
The SENSE Wrist 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, arthrogram, Compressed SENSE, Musculoskeletal, Wrist
 

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