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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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Views: 41657
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: 40451
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: 24116
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:
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Views: 23438
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: 20227
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:
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Views: 11701
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:
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Views: 11358
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: 10123
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: 9772
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
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Views: 9373
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
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Views: 9330
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:
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Views: 9035
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: 8756
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: 8746
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:
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Views: 8660
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: 8336
Diffusion-weighted imaging highlights abdominal pathology
For certain body MRI applications, whole-body DWI aids in the detection of pathology that may be virtually invisible on T1-,T2- and contrast-enhanced images, according to Dr. Low at Sharp and Children's MRI Center, San Diego.
MRIBest Practice
By: Low, Rusell
On: Nov 24, 2006
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Views: 7476
1.5T Pelvic floor laxity - Vanderbilt University
ExamCard to quantitate all three compartments for pelvic floor laxity, comparing straining and nonstraining images. Both single shot and dynamic balanced FFE sequences are used.
MRIExamCard
By: Arildsen, Ronald
On: Jun 07, 2007
Rating:
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Views: 7313
MultiVane k-space sampling method corrects for motion
MultiVane employs an in-plane motion correction strategy that uses a novel MR signal sampling trajectory in k-space.
MRIWhite Paper
By: Welch, Brian
On: Sep 04, 2007
Rating:
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Views: 7185
3.0T Temporal Lobe Epilepsy - University of Michigan
This Achieva 3.0T ExamCard is used for patients with a seizure disorder, especially where the suspected seizure focus is thought to be in the temporal lobes.
MRIExamCard
By: Parmar, Hemant, Dr., M.D.
On: Apr 27, 2007
Rating:
(1)
Views: 6594
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