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Ingenia 3.0T Brain with additional coronal scans - Qscan

ExamCard
Kennedy, Ben, M.Sc. Qscan Radiology Clinics • Australia

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ExamCard purpose

This Ingenia 3.0T ExamCard is created at release 4.1.3 for use with the dS Head 32ch coil. 
The coil provides a higly uniform signal distribution across the whole brain and allows to obtain high quality image with high spatial resolution. 

This ExamCard includes some high resolution coronal sequences with different contrast types that are not in the routine brain ExamCard. These are added for visualizing small lesions in coronal imaging, as is typically done in patients with epilepsy, for instance.

ExamCard overview

Total Scan time 38.34 min
Total Scan time 38.34 min
Scan parameters are mentioned under the images. For the other sequences the parameters are provided in this table:

ExamCard images

AX FLAIR Scan time 3.45min <br>
FOV 250 x 200 x 183 mm <br>
Voxel size 0.6 x 0.8 x 3 mm <br>
TR 4800 ms, TI 1650 ms, TE 25 ms <br>DWI ax Scan time 1.04 min <br>
FOV 230 x 230 x 143 mm <br>
Voxel size 1.51 x 1.51 x 4 mm <br>
TR  5389 ms, TE 126 ms <br>
AX FLAIR
DWI ax
Scan time 3.45min
FOV 250 x 200 x 183 mm
Voxel size 0.6 x 0.8 x 3 mm
TR 4800 ms, TI 1650 ms, TE 25 ms
Scan time 1.04 min
FOV 230 x 230 x 143 mm
Voxel size 1.51 x 1.51 x 4 mm
TR 5389 ms, TE 126 ms
Cor T2* Scan Time 3.27 min <br>
FOV 180 x 180 x 159 mm <br>
Voxel Size 0.65 x 0.75 x 4 mm <br>
TR 714 ms, TE 16 ms
Cor T2*
Scan Time 3.27 min
FOV 180 x 180 x 159 mm
Voxel Size 0.65 x 0.75 x 4 mm
TR 714 ms, TE 16 ms

Patient preparation

The patient is positioned head first and supine in the 32-channel dS Head coil.

Postprocessing

Postprocessing steps are included in the ExamCard.
PicturePlus is used.
For the DWI an registration is done and an ADC map is created.


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ExamCard
Ingenia 3.0T
Release 4
Brain, dS Head 32ch coil, dStream, DWI, Neuro
 

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