surface coil

sur·face coil

a detector coil applied directly to a body part for high resolution magnetic resonance imaging; often a single loop of metal.

sur·face coil

(sŭr'făs koyl)
A detector coil applied directly to a body part for high-resolution imaging; often a single loop of metal.
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DST combines the digital signal from every surface coil element with the signal from the integrated RF body coil resulting in richer, higher SNR spine and body images with superior homogeneity and uniformity.
Surface coil MRI is more commonly available in Canada and allows for simultaneous assessment of pelvic lymph nodes (PLNs).
Concerns about surface coil availability, radiofrequency (RF) deposition limits, and higher ambient noise must be addressed.
In order to guarantee accuracy of the down-hole surveys taken during the drilling of the pilot hole, Mears utilized a ParaTrack surface coil over the entire length of the crossing.
The increased loss from operations reflects the activities leading up to and following the recently received clearance from the FDA which allows the company to begin marketing its Cardiac View Probe and Cardiac View Surface Coil.
Using a new technique called depth-resolved surface coil spectroscopy, Paul A.
With uniqueness of each patient in mind, GE Healthcare engineered the new GEM Suite surface coil technology to reflect the importance of making the geometry of the equipment and technology compatible with the patient.
The driving forces behind this increased penetration of 3T scanners into the clinical setting include reduced concerns over surface coil availability, radiofrequency (RF) deposition limit, higher ambient noise, system homogeneity, increased magnetic susceptibility and chemical shift effects, and reduced tissue contrast.
The Cardiac View Surface Coil is a magnetic resonance imaging ("MRI") receiver coil, which is placed on the surface of the patient's chest and is intended to facilitate complete MR imaging of the heart and associated structures in the thoracic regions of the body.
Tim is the first seamless whole-body surface coil design that combines up to 102 integrated coil elements with up to 32 independent radiofrequency (RF) channels, providing clinicians the flexibility to place coils together in any combination for multi-region exams, all in a single patient set-up.
MRI surface coil double-tuned 1H proton and sodium 23Na for multi-imaging applications in humans, such as heart or muscle of the lower limbs to 7t.
Siemens Tim technology, which is available with the MAGNETOM Trio, MAGNETOM Avanto and MAGNETOM Espree, is the first seamless, whole body surface coil design that combines up to 102 seamlessly integrated coil elements with up to 32 independent radiofrequency (RF) channels, enabling advanced clinical applications.