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Cardiac scan planning

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Geerts, Liesbeth Philips Healthcare Philips Global

 
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This ExamCard shows the use of InterActive scan planning in Intera R11 and Achieva R1.2.

This ExamCard can be used to facilitate defining the cardiac views. The ExamCard is intended for use with additional ExamCards containing scans for functional and/or morphologic studies.
The ExamCard makes use of InterActive scanning, which allows real-time modification of offsets and angulations. The predefined geometry names can be modified at the ExamCard parameter level.

ExamCard overview

Scan 1Survey
Scan 2RefScan SENSE Cardiac coil
Scan 3InterActive scan

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Geometry names The predefined geometry names can be modified at the ExamCard parameter level.Planning for InterActive scan The planning for the InterActive scan is shown. Position the shim volume over the entire heart, including the outflow tract. The position of the shim volume can than be taken over in the remainder of the exam.Results InterActive scan Upper left: 4 chamber view (4CH), Upper right: Right anterior oblique (RAO), Lower left: Short axis (SA), Lower right: Left ventricular in- and outflow tract (LVIOT).
Geometry names
Planning for InterActive scan
Results InterActive scan
The predefined geometry names can be modified at the ExamCard parameter level.
The planning for the InterActive scan is shown. Position the shim volume over the entire heart, including the outflow tract. The position of the shim volume can than be taken over in the remainder of the exam.
Upper left: 4 chamber view (4CH), Upper right: Right anterior oblique (RAO), Lower left: Short axis (SA), Lower right: Left ventricular in- and outflow tract (LVIOT).

Combination with other Cardiac ExamCard modules

Define the cardiac views in the InterActive scan environment. When the cardiac views have been planned, these views can be used in the remainder of the exam. It is possible to add protocols or additional ExamCard modules that make use of the predefined cardiac views. The shim volume can be taken over from the InterActive scan throughout the exam.


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Achieva 1.5T
Release 1
Nova, Nova Dual, Pulsar
 

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