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Pre-operative fMRI valuable in clinical oncology
Clinicians at University of Washington Medical Center perform about 2-3 fMRI exams a month using Achieva 3.0T with IViewBOLD. Most of these exams are for pre-operative surgical planning prior to brain tumor resections or in patients with epilepsy or AVMs.
MRIBest Practice
By: Maravilla, Kenneth, Prof., M.D.
On: Dec 17, 2010
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Views: 2052
Comparison demonstrates 32-channel cardiac coil's strength
Clinicians at London Chest Hospital are using Achieva 1.5T and the 32-channel SENSE Torso/Cardiac coil to obtain crisp, easy-to-interpret cardiac images. With excellent coverage and high SENSE factors, the new coil allows SENSE in any direction for exceptional flexibility.
MRIBest Practice
By: Westwood, Mark, Dr., M.D.
On: Dec 09, 2010
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Views: 1078
Inducible ischemia
A 67-year-old man was admitted to the London Chest Hospital with a troponin negative acute coronary syndrom on the background of increasing angina.
MRICase Study
By: Westwood, Mark, Dr., M.D.
On: Dec 09, 2010
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Views: 7406
Panorama HFO adds benefits in radiotherapy treatment planning
With Panorama HFO Oncology Configuration, clinicians at Ullevål University Hospital are adding the excellent soft-tissue imaging of MR to RT planning. MR helps better visualize lesion boundaries, making it easier to irradiate the lesion and avoid surrounding tissue.
MRIClinical News
By: Storetvedt, Line
On: Nov 21, 2010
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Views: 4414
Reducing examination waiting time and boosting patient throughput
The MRCT diagnostic institute in Klagenfurt is keen to ensure the highest possible examination throughput on their Achieva system, both to recoup their investment and keep the waiting list under control. A Kaizen Event with Philips Utilization Services helped them achieve that.
Case Study
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Nov 16, 2010
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Views: 5630
Realizing the full potential of a 3.0T MRI system
After three years of using their Achieva 3.0T X-Series, the Al Zahra Hospital (United Arab Emirates) had not yet reached the expected return on their investment. Philips Utilization Services suggested a Kaizen Event to identify and implement improvements in the examinations and the patient change-over times.
Case Study
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Nov 16, 2010
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Views: 3952
32-channel coil boosts 3.0T neuro imaging at Kennedy Krieger
Kennedy Krieger Institute sees significantly better fMRI, DTI, spectroscopic imaging with the 32-channel SENSE Head coil on the Achieva 3.0T X-series. Because the 32-channel coil provides increased SNR, clinicians can either scan faster or get higher spatial resolution or temporal resolution, depending on the particular study.
MRIBest Practice
By: Barker, Peter, Prof., D.Phil.
On: Oct 22, 2010
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Views: 2226
Tips for body diffusion weighted imaging (DWI)
This document discusses optimizing body DWI protocols to include adjustments of b-value, fat suppression, distortion artifact control, and motion compensation techniques.
MRIApplication Tip
By: Worthington, Paul
On: Oct 05, 2010
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Views: 41677
Leuven research is fine-tuning 3.0T DWIBS for whole body staging
Dr. Vandecaveye has been assessing the value of 3.0T DWIBS in staging of suspicious lesions according to the TNM method in a single scan. Working with an Achieva 3.0T TX with MultiTransmit technology, the Leuven team is achieving very promising results.
MRIBest Practice
By: Vandecaveye, Vincent, M.D., Ph.D.
On: Sep 08, 2010
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Views: 2256
Third International MR Spectroscopy Workshop
The third International MR Spectroscopy Workshop 2010 will be held in Krabi, Thailand. The program includes sessions on spectroscopy at 3.0T and 1.5T, postprocessing, multi-nuclei spectroscopy, clinical MRS applications in CNS, prostate, MSK, breast, liver and pediatric brain.
MRIClinical News
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Aug 28, 2010
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Views: 1979
Versailles clinic lightens up its MRI room
Philips Healthcare has installed the first Ambient Lighting MR suite in the Clinique Medicale de la Porte Verte, Versailles, France. This private clinic, which is located west of Paris, focuses on elderly patients and delivers acute care, re-education, and aftercare services.
MRIClinical News
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Jul 16, 2010
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Views: 1525
Hirslanden Clinic performs MR image guided prostate biopsy
The Hirslanden Clinic (Zurich, Switzerland) is using the Philips Elite Prostate Clinical Solution for faster, more controlled prostate biopsy procedures. With a new biopsy device and DynaCAD for Prostate, MR image guided prostate biopsies are vastly simplified.
MRIBest Practice
By: Porcellini, Beat, M.D.
On: Jul 09, 2010
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Views: 1592
MR image guided prostate biopsy of adenocarcinoma in 67-year-old male
A 67-year-old male with with PSA 33 underwent an MR image guided prostate biopsy using Achieva 3.0T at Hirslanden Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland.
MRICase Study
By: Porcellini, Beat, M.D.
On: Jul 09, 2010
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Views: 1343
MR image guided prostate biopsy of adenocarcinoma in 66-year-old male
A 66-year-old male with with PSA rising from 5.1 to 7.2 in two years underwent an MR image guided prostate biopsy in Achieva 3.0T at Hirslanden Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland.
MRICase Study
By: Porcellini, Beat, M.D.
On: Jul 09, 2010
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Views: 1256
Cuero Hospital serves community with high quality MR scans
With Panorama HFO Cuero Community Hospital has grown patient volume from about 10 to nearly 35 per week, with imaging needs ranging from spine to extremities to angiography.
MRIBest Practice
By: Olsovsky, Brian, RT, CT
On: Jul 02, 2010
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Views: 1414
Panorama HFO clinical cases with advanced techniques
Panorama HFO accommodates broader patient group and provides exceptional results at Wadi El-Neel Hospital, Cairo, Egypt.
MRICase Study
By: El-Kiki, Hassan
On: Jul 02, 2010
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Views: 2122
Excellent breast imaging at FAHC with MultiTransmit and SmartExam
The high spatial resolution provided by Achieva 3.0T greatly benefits breast imaging, but obtaining uniform fat saturation can be more challenging at this field strength. According to Fletcher Allen’s Dr. Sally Herschorn, MultiTransmit and SmartExam Breast address workflow and image quality challenges in 3.0T breast imaging.
MRIBest Practice
By: Herschorn, Sally, M.D.
On: Jun 17, 2010
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Views: 1793
32-channel coil boosts cardiac studies at SLEH
According to Benjamin Cheong, MD, cardiologist at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, the 32-channel SENSE Torso/Cardiac coil enables improved speed and resolution in cardiac MR.
MRIBest Practice
By: Cheong, Benjamin, M.D.
On: Jun 04, 2010
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Views: 3811
Cardiac and Vessel Explorer save physicians time
According to Ingo Paetsch, MD, German Heart Institute Berlin, Germany, the Cardiac and Vessel Explorer packages speed processing and reporting in Cardiac MR and enhance reproducibility.
MRIBest Practice
By: Paetsch, Ingo, M.D.
On: Jun 04, 2010
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Cardiac MR is fast and easy with complete Elite Cardiac Solution
The 32-channel SENSE Torso/Cardiac coil for 1.5T and 3.0T, and Cardiac Explorer and Vessel Explorer software for automated, task-guided analysis of CMR data, make Cardiac MR fast and easy, which clinicians have indicated as an essential need for the growth of CMR.
MRIBest Practice
By: MRI NetForum Team
On: Jun 04, 2010
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Views: 1716
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