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(D13) Dot Add-in Configurator Protocols_Editing Auto Coverage

(D13) Dot Add-in Configurator Protocols_Editing Auto Coverage

(D13) Dot Add-in Configurator Protocol – Editing Auto Coverage 1. Open > Exam Explorer > USER tree 2. Select > Region (Head) > Dot Engine > Program folder > DOT (Brain) 3. Select > Exam Strategy branch (e.g., t1_sag) 4. Select > Strategy (e.g., Standard) o Select Sequence > Right mouse > Select Properties 5. Select > Dot add-in tab > Edit configuration Exam Explorer - \USER\head Brain Dot Engine\program\t1_sag\Standard X Object Edit Tools Insert Help SIEMENS ........................................................... [1 f12d_sag ................................................................ USER 1 02:28 Generic Views head Brain Dot Engine L program Dot Brain i localizer m t1_sag + Standard Resolution fod + Speed focus + Motion-insensi + is t2 + ii dark-fluid + mi epi_diffusion +mit1_tra_pre contrast agent + clinical libraries advanced applications programs + Protocol properties - Dot add-in - t1_f12d_sag X Standard Dot add-in Execution Auto load Copy References Dot add-in: Generic Views Edit Configuration ... Reset Configuration OK Cancel Help SIEMENS www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare 592 Effective Date: 09/06/2016 Page 1 of 4 6. Select > Setup button USER\head\Brain Dot Engine\program\t1_sag\Standard\t1_f12d_sag Details Dot views TA: 2:28 PM: REF PAT: Off Voxel size: 0.7x0.7x4.0 mm Rel. SNR: 1.00 fl Slice group 1 + FoV read 220 mm Slices 25 FoV phase 100.0 % Dist. factor 30 Slice thickness 4.0 mm Position Isocenter TR 440.0 ms Orientation Sagittal ms Phase enc. dir. A >> P TE 2.46 AutoAlign Head > Basis Averages Phase oversampling 30 Concatenations Filter | Prescan Normalize, Coil elements |HE1-4 Routine Contrast Resolution |Geometry System Physio Inline Sequence OK Cancel Virtual Coils .. Setup ... Help 7. Select > Auto Coverage o Enable Auto Coverage – Checkbox to view options SIEMENS Dot Add-In Configurator X t1_f12d_sag EE Copy &Paste Enable Auto Coverage Guidance Organ box Head > Brain Tra Parameters Propagate changes to all following protocols Queue Keep FOV constant Auto Coverage will execute the following manipulations GSP Parameter Limit Increment Series Label 1 Slices 30 1.0 Auto load 2 Slice thickness 4.5 mm 0.1 mm Auto Coverage 3 Dist. factor 40 % 5.0 % Auto Timing SAR Assistant Mode TR Max. TR 550.0 - ms Show Preview Close SIEMENS www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare Page 2 of 4 o Organ box – sets organ box o Select drop-down for specific anatomy and orientations (e.g., if Empty is selected, no auto coverage is performed) SIEMENS Dot Add-In Configurator X t1_f12d_sag E Copy Paste V Enable Auto Coverage Guidance Organ box Head > Brain Tra ... Parameters Propagate cha Head > Brain Tra Head > Temporal Lobe Queue Keep FOV cor Knee > Standard Sag Auto Coverage w Knee > Standard Cor GSP Knee > Standard Tra ions Shoulder > Para Sagittal Limit Increment Series Label Shoulder > Para Coronal 1 Slices 30 1.0 Auto load Slice thickness 4.5 mm 0.1 mm Auto Coverage 13 Dist. factor 40 % 5.0 % Auto Timing SAR Assistant Mode TR Max. TR 550.0 ms Show Preview Close o Icon with 3 Dots o Additional readout size o Additional phase encoding size o Additional slice selection size IEMENS Dot Add-In Configurator X t1_f12d_sag En Copy N'a Paste Enable Auto Coverage X Guidance Organ box Head > Brain Tra Additional read out size 0 mm Parameters Propagate changes to all following protocols Keep FOV constant Additional phase encoding size 0 mm Queue Additional slice selection size 0 mm GSP Auto Coverage will execute the following manipulations Parameter Limit OK Cancel Series Label Clices 20 o Propagate changes to all following protocols – Check box to enable o If organ box is manipulated manually, changes are propagated to all following protocols that use the same organ box. SIEMENS www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare Page 3 of 4 o Keep FOV constant o Size of the field of view not adapted by the system o Manual changes to the field of view are permitted o Maintains center of FOV o Auto Coverage will execute the following manipulations o Parameters – edit and set parameter rules o Determine if values increase; decrease or are equal o Up arrow/Down arrow/equal o Limit – edit and set minimum and maximum limits for parameters o Increments – edit and set increments values for parameters o Add/Delete parameters o Assign parameter hierarchy/priority o SAR Assistant o Mode – defines strategy to avoid exceeding the SAR limits o Off – no SAR assistant functionality o TR – Set maximum TR values o TR is increased by the system to avoid exceeding the SAR limit o Min Flip Angle – Set minimum flip angle o Set permitted minimum value for flip angle o Max. TR o Set maximum TR value allowed when using auto coverage to increase parameters o Set maximum permitted TR value allowed when using auto coverage to increase parameters SIEMENS Dot Add-In Configurator X t1_f12d_sag EE Copy Paste Enable Auto Coverage Guidance Organ box Head > Brain Tra Parameters Propagate changes to all following protocols Queue Keep FOV constant Auto Coverage will execute the following manipulations GSP Parameter Limit ncrement Series Label Slices 30 1.0 Auto load 2 Slice thickness 4.5 mm 0.1 mm Auto Coverage 3 Dist. factor 40 % 5.0 % Auto Timing SAR Assistant Mode TR Max. TR 550.1 ms Show Preview Close SIEMENS www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare Page 4 of 4