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3.0T TX Lumbar spine - Fletcher Allen
We converted the lumbar spine ExamCard used on the clinical Achieva 3.0T X-series system into an Achieva 3.0T TX version including MultiTransmit. With MultiTransmit the image quality was improved and the overall scan time was significantly reduced.
MRIExamCard
By: Gonyea, Jay, B.Sc.
On: Nov 23, 2010
Rating:
(0)
Views: 2839
Scanner workflow for coronary CTA with DoseRight Cardiac
This application tip provides a PDF document with useful tips to help optimize coronary CTA examinations with DoseRight Cardiac on the Brilliance 64-channel system.
CTApplication Tip
By: Philips CT Applications
On: Nov 08, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 4646
Dose reduction and image quality assessment in MDCT using AEC (D-DOM & Z-DOM) and in-plane bismuth shielding
This study by Lee, et al., evaluates and compares the dose reduction and image quality of CT for various dose-reduction techniques.
CTPublication
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Oct 27, 2010
Rating:
(2)
Views: 4544
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
Rating:
(6)
Views: 2241
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
Rating:
(13)
Views: 41738
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: 25291
1.5T Oncology Staging
This R2.6.1 ExamCard was developed from input gathered at the 2009 BodyOnco Council during a group discussion about the need for a concise protocol for oncology staging. This ExamCard coincides with the applications tip featured in FieldStrength
MRIExamCard
By: Penatzer, John, B.S.RT (R)(MR)
On: Aug 20, 2010
Rating:
(2)
Views: 5122
3.0T Oncology Staging
This R2.6.3 ExamCard was developed from input gathered at the 2009 BodyOnco Council during a group discussion about the need for a concise protocol for oncology staging. This ExamCard coincides with the applications tip featured in FieldStrength
MRIExamCard
By: Penatzer, John, B.S.RT (R)(MR)
On: Aug 20, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 2657
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
1.5T R12 Dynamic Liver - University of Nebraska Medical Center
This Release 12 Intera 1.5T ExamCard provides routine dynamic liver currently used at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This ExamCard is designed for use with the 4 channel SENSE Body coil and incorporates a modified THRIVE sequence that provides image quality similar to e-THRIVE implementation.
MRIExamCard
By: Hussain, Shahid, Prof., M.D., Ph.D.
On: Aug 17, 2010
Rating:
(4)
Views: 5230
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
Rating:
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Views: 8780
Use of respiratory-correlated 4-D CT to determine acceptable treatment margins for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
This study by Goldstein SD, Ford EC, et al., quantifies tumor motion and evaluates standard treatment margins in patients with locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
CTPublication
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Aug 06, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 1227
Stroke etiological assessment
This abstract from a presentation given by Professor Douek (GHE - Hopital Louis Pradel) at the 6th Philips MDCT Users Meeting summarizes his findings that MSCT is a promising tool in the etiological screening of ischemic stroke.
CTAbstract
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Aug 04, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 1703
64 detector row CT in neuroradiology: Do we benefit?
This abstract from Dr. Christian Riedel (UKS-H, Campus Kiel) summarizes his belief that CT scanning with 64 detector rows has widened the application spectrum in the field of neuroradiology and shifted focus from conventional NCCT to dynamical vascular imaging.
CTAbstract
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Aug 03, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 2393
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
Ambient Experience: Enhancing the patient’s encounter
This white paper details how Philips' Ambient Experience helps to enhance the patient experience.
CTWhite Paper
By: Philips CT Clinical Science
On: Jul 09, 2010
Rating:
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Views: 2941
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
Rating:
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Views: 1424
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
Rating:
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Views: 1803
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
Rating:
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Views: 3822
Multislice mathematical formulas
This application tip provides you with several useful multislice mathematical formulas.
CTApplication Tip
By: Philips CT Clinical Education
On: Jun 01, 2010
Rating:
(1)
Views: 1770
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