phased-array coil

phased-array coil

In MRI, a group of detector coils with separate preamplifiers used with special software to increase the signal:noise ratio
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Detection of extracapsular extension of prostate carcinoma with endorectal and phased-array coil MR imaging: multivariate feature analysis.
A pelvic and body phased-array coil was used and yielded an in-plane resolution of 0.
The prostate can be well visualized using an endorectal coil combined with a pelvic phased-array coil at 1.
Prostate cancer: Comparison of local staging accuracy of pelvic phased-array coil alone versus integrated endorectal-pelvic phased-array coils.
The Access Breast Coil's 4-channel, phased-array coil architecture provides high-quality parallel imaging of the breast, chest wall and axillary tissue.
When only one phased-array coil is used for an examination that is to include the upper abdomen and pelvis, the most efficient way to perform the examination is to complete the upper abdomen study first and continue with the pelvis later.
The Access Breast Coil is a 7-channel phased-array coil designed for both conventional imaging and interventional procedures (Figure 3).
If multiple phased-array coils are used, parallel imaging (2), (3) can be applied to significantly reduce the scan time, with only a marginal trade-off in signal.
Eight-channel phased-array coils are widely available for spine imaging.
The higher SNR afforded by 3T augmented by the power of the latest generation phased-array coils allows a variety of techniques to compensate for T2 * effects, including the use of parallel imaging and higher bandwidth with longer ET-FSE acquisitions.