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Simple changes to 1.5-T MRi abdomen and pelvis protocols to optimize results at 3 T

Cornfeld, D.; Weinreb, J.

AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 190(2): W140-W150

2008


ISSN/ISBN: 1546-3141
PMID: 18212198
DOI: 10.2214/ajr.07.2903
Accession: 055780533

Simply transposing 1.5-T abdominal and pelvic MRI protocols to 3-T scanners does not result in optimized images. Simple modifications can be made to preexisting 1.5-T protocols to obtain image quality at 3 T that is comparable to that at 1.5 T. We illustrate several simple modifications to 1.5-T body protocols that maintain image quality at 3 T.

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