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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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(13)
Views: 41738
Starting a 3-D lab in a community radiology practice
This white paper written by Dr. Jay Cinnamon of Quantom Radiology Northwest describes the process and benefits of starting a 3-D lab in a community radiology practice.
White Paper
By: Philips CT Marketing
On: Nov 20, 2006
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Views: 40474
Development of CT imaging
This technology story traces the development of CT imaging from the first research conducted by J.H. Radon to the introduction of the Brilliance CT 64-channel configuration.
CTWhite Paper
By: Philips CT Marketing
On: Nov 07, 2006
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Views: 37864
Considerations in cardiac CT: Understanding temporal resolution and rotation speed for improved cardiac imaging
This white paper provides information on how temporal resolution and rotation speeds improve cardiac imaging.
CTWhite Paper
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Apr 04, 2007
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Views: 34661
Estimating effective dose for CT with patient-specific dose maps in comparison with DLP conversion ("K Factor") methods
This abstract from a scientific informal presentation at RSNA 2012 compares effective doses estimated from patient-specific CT dose distribution maps with those estimated using DLP conversions factors.
CTAbstract
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Jan 19, 2013
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Views: 29976
Hospitals in Ontario improve care with nuclear medicine scanners
The Peterborough Regional Health Centre has become one of the first hospitals in Canada to acquire a new hybrid technology from Philips - the BrightView XCT system.
Business News
By: Philips NM Clinical Science
On: Sep 16, 2010
Rating:
(3)
Views: 25285
Stener lesion in thumb
A 52-year-old woman with laxity and pain after falling on the ice underwent an MR examination on the Achieva 1.5T SE at Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin.
MRICase Study
By: Dorn, Eric, M.D.
On: Jan 20, 2011
Rating:
(1)
Views: 23470
Moffitt Cancer Center: Partnering with Philips to improve efficiency in radiation therapy
See how the Philips Pinnacle3 supports the Moffitt Cancer Center's expansion by providing functionality customizable to Moffitt’s specific demands and growth needs, helping to provide planning functionality and ease of learning.
Case Study
By: Philips CT Marketing
On: Aug 19, 2010
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Views: 20263
Pediatric CT imaging: The issues and how I do it
This abstract from a presentation given by Dr. Eilish Twomey (Children’s University Hospital in Dublin) at the 6th Philips MDCT Users Meeting provides details on issues and techniques in pediatric imaging.
CTAbstract
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: May 09, 2009
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Views: 12721
mDIXON is developed to simplify and accelerate liver MRI
The mDIXON sequence is developed to provide four image types in one breath hold: water and fat images, as well as in-phase and opposed-phase images.
MRIWhite Paper
By: Hussain, Shahid, Prof., M.D., Ph.D.
On: Jun 23, 2011
Rating:
(2)
Views: 12037
Optimizing pediatric brain imaging
Pediatric brain MRI is a challenging specialty that requires users to adapt to continually shifting imaging requirements, such as patient size (0.5 to 300 Kg), age, anatomical maturation, pathology, condition, widely varying level of consciousness/cooperation.
MRIApplication Tip
By: Pawlak, Michael, B.Sc.
On: Apr 08, 2010
Rating:
(11)
Views: 11512
MRI of RV Dysplasia - Tips and Clinical Imaging Protocol
RV free wall is thin, and MRI is a versatile tool capable of imaging fatty/fibrous infiltration into the RV wall that is associated with this disease. The basic protocol consists of a series of T2-TSE black blood images. A set of cine bFFE images are acquired at the same orientation to identify functional abnormality.

MRIExamCard
By: Muthupillai, Raja, Ph.D.
On: Apr 18, 2005
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Views: 10972
Application tips for prostate imaging - update
This application tip document updates information originally provided in Application tips for prostate imaging, adding the dual coil option, 16-channel SENSE XL Torso and 32-channel SENSE Torso/Cardiac coils. Additonally, it provides workflow for coil and patient positioning.
MRIApplication Tip
By: Penatzer, John, B.S.RT (R)(MR)
On: Oct 29, 2009
Rating:
(4)
Views: 9914
Thalassemia
A patient with thalassemia major underwent an MR examination at Children's Hospital Boston.
MRICase Study
By: Powell, Andrew, M.D.
On: May 11, 2007
Rating:
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Views: 9499
Cardiac CT service: Getting started
This web seminar by Dr. Jaydip Datta, Director of Cardiovascular CT and MRI for Quantum Radiology NW in Marietta, Ga. explores the numerous aspects of starting and operating an effective cardiac CT service.
Web Seminar
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Jan 28, 2008
Rating:
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Views: 9401
Imaging brain/carotids of very large patient
If a patient is too wide to fit in the bore for brain MRI in the conventional way, a solution may be to place the patient's arms above the head and use the SENSE Flex L coil.
MRIApplication Tip
By: Macauley, Robert, MBA, ARRT. R,QM,CT,MR
On: Jul 09, 2009
Rating:
(2)
Views: 9088
Uncompromised value
This business news story shares how Philips Diamond Select refurbished equipment has helped Milford Regional Medical Center advance its multislice CT capability.
Business News
By: Philips CT Marketing
On: Aug 14, 2010
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Views: 8780
Leaps in scanning efficiency on horizon at NIC
Philips new MRI Utilization Services tool helps to analyze system data such as idle time, patient preparation time, and acquisition times. Nevada Imaging Centers (Las Vegas, Nev., USA) was able to increase its system utilization from 60 to 75 percent soon after implementing practice changes, says NIC's William Orrison, M.D.
Case Study
By: Orrison, William
On: Jan 15, 2008
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Views: 8772
1.5T Full length humerus with dual coils - Scottsdale Healthcare
For MRI of the full length humerus we found using the dual coil setup with SENSE Flex L and Flex M coils in line provides high quality imaging, either with the arm extended above the head in 'superman position' or positioned at the patient's side. The ExamCard is for Achieva 1.5T release 2.5.
MRIExamCard
By: Macauley, Robert, MBA, ARRT. R,QM,CT,MR
On: Nov 07, 2008
Rating:
(3)
Views: 8771
Central Gippsland Health Services upgrades to advanced imaging capabilities
Recently the Medical Imaging Department of Central Gippsland Health Services further solidified their leading edge innovation with the installation of Philips’ Brilliance CT 64-channel scanner – a first for an Australian regional health centre.
Case Study
By: Philips CT Marketing
On: Aug 02, 2010
Rating:
(5)
Views: 8372
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