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Panorama 0.23T Lumbar spine

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Wirtanen, Pirjo Philips Healthcare Philips Global

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Typically on Panorama 0.23T a slice thickness of 5 mm is used. This ExamCard is optimized for routine lumbar examination with 4.0 mm slice thickness for all scans, except for the transverse T2w TSE that has 4.5 mm slice thickness. Imaging times are about 5 minutes.

 

In sagittal and coronal scans 4 mm slice thickness is possible but in the transverse T2w TSE a thickness of 4.5 mm is needed to achieve sufficient SNR and thus CNR levels.

 

Transverse T2w and T1w TSE can be scanned using one block or three stacks.

If you are using one block, change the position slot name accordingly, because in this ExamCard those have three-stack positioning. The transverse B-FFE3D block covers three disc spaces.

 

If you like to scan B-FFE3D in the sagittal plane, use a scan from Philips recommendation, that has originally 4 mm slice thickness.

ExamCard overview

Lumbar
Scan 13 plane Scout
Scan 2sag T2w TSE
Scan 3sag T1w TSE
Scan 4tra T2w TSE
Scan 5tra T1w TSE
Scan 6tra B-FFE3D

ExamCard images

Sagittal T2w TSE Sagittal T1w TSE
Sagittal T2w TSE
Sagittal T1w TSE
Transverse T2w TSE Transverse T1w TSE  Transverse B-FFE3D
Transverse T2w TSE
Transverse T1w TSE
Transverse B-FFE3D


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ExamCard
Panorama 0.23T
Release 6
Standard
Lumbar spine, Neuro
 

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