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MRI Acronyms

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MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Basic Sequences Spin Echo SE SE SE SE SE Turbo Spin Echo/ TSE FastSE TSE FastSE FastSE Fast Spin Echo (Turbo Spin Echo) (Fast Spin Echo) (Turbo Spin Echo) (Fast Spin Echo) (Fast Spin Echo) Single-Shot TSE HASTE Single-Shot FSE Single-Shot TSE FASE Single-Shot FSE TSE with 90° Flip-Back Pulse RESTORE Fast Recovery FSE (FRFSE) DRIVE T2 Plus FSE Driven Equilibrium Hyperechoes Hyperecho 3D TSE with variable Flip Angle SPACE CUBE VISTA FASE3D mVox Reduced-FoV Imaging for 3D TSE ZOOMit SPACE HyperCube Number of Echoes in TSE Turbo Factor Echo Train Length (ETL) Turbo Factor Echo Train Length (ETL) Echo Factor Gradient Echo GRE GRE Fast Field Echo (FFE) Field Echo (FE) GE Spoiled Gradient FLASH SPGR RF Spoiled SARGE, Echo T1-FFE T1-FFE RSSG Coherent Gradient Echo FISP GRASS FFE SSFP Rephased SARGE Steady State Free Precession PSIF SSFP Time-Reversed T2-FFE SARGE, TRSG True FISP TrueFISP FIESTA, COSMIC Balanced FFE True SSFP Balanced SARGE, BASG 2 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi True FISP/Dual Excitation CISS FIESTA-C Phase Balanced SARGE, PBSG Double Echo Steady State DESS Multi-Echo Data Image Combination MEDIC MERGE M-FFE ADAGE Ultrafast Gradient Echo 2D with TurboFLASH Fast GRE, Fast SPGR TFE FastFE RGE preparation pulse Ultrafast Gradient Echo 3D with MPRAGE 3D FGRE, 3D Fast 3D TFE FastFE 3D MPRAGE preparation pulse SPGR, BRAVO Ultrafast Gradient Echo 3D with dual MP2RAGE MP2RAGE echo train Volume-Interpolated 3D GRE VIBE LAVA-XV THRIVE 3D Quick TIGRE Susceptibility- Weighted Sequences SWI SWAN 2.0 SWIp FSBB BSI Arterial Spin Labeling ASL ASL ASL ASL ASL 3 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Inversion Recovery IR, Turbo IR (TIR) IR, MPIR, FastIR IR-TSE IR IR Short-Tau IR TIRM, STIR STIR STIR FastSTIR STIR Long-Tau IR TIRM, Dark Fluid FLAIR FLAIR FastFLAIR FLAIR Dual Inversion Recovery DIR SPACE CUBE DIR Dual IR-TSE Double IR True IR TIR, True IR Real IR Real IR Real-IR Echo Planar Imaging, Diffusion EPI EPI EPI EPI EPI Number of Echoes Echo Train in EPI EPI Factor ETL EPI Factor Length (ETL) Echo Factor Diffusion-weighted Imaging DWI DWI DWI DWI DWI Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Map ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC Computed b-values Computed b-values MAGiC-DWI Computed DWI cDWI (computed DWI) DTI (Diffusion Diffusion Tensor Tensor Imaging), Imaging MDDW (Multi- DTI (Diffusion DTI (Diffusion DTI (Diffusion DTI (Diffusion Directional Tensor Imaging) Tensor Imaging) Tensor Imaging) Tensor Imaging) Diffusion Imaging) DTI Tractography DTT (Diffusion (Fiber Tracking) DTI Tractography FiberTrak FiberTrak Tensor DTI Tractography Tractography) High-resolution Diffusion Imaging RESOLVE MUSE DWI with PROPELLER DWI segmented EPI FASE DWI RADAR DWI Reduced-FoV Imaging for Diffusion ZOOMit and BOLD EPI ZOOMitpro FOCUS Zoom Diffusion Turbo Gradient Spin Echo TurboGSE, TGSE GRASE Hybrid EPI 4 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Applications Body Imaging Free breathing, motion-free 3D T1 StarVIBE 3D VANE XD imaging (FREEZEit) Dynamic contrast- enhanced 3D with TWIST-VIBE k-space re-ordering (FREEZEit) DISCO Dynamic contrast- Compressed enhanced 3D with Sensing compressed sensing GRASP-VIBE Body Diffusion REVEAL eDWI DWIBS Body Vision (DWI) Fat & Iron Evaluation LiverLab IDEAL-IQ mDixon Quant MR Elastography Elastography MR-Touch Elastography Women's Health, Men's Health High-resolution Bilateral Breast VIEWS VIBRANT-Flex BLISS RADIANCE TIGRE Imaging Comprehensive Prostate Imaging SEEit MR Angiography Time of Flight TOF ToF, Inhance Inflow TOF TOF TOF Phase Contrast Phase Contrast Phase Contrast, Phase Contrast Phase Shift Phase Contrast (PC) Inhance Velocity (PC) (PS) (PC) Dynamic MRA with k-space Sharing TWIST TRICKS-XV Keyhole (4D-TRAK) DRKS TRAQ Non-contrast MR Angio, TSE-based NATIVE-SPACE Inhance Deltaflow TRANCE FBI, CIA 5 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Non-contrast MR Angio, TrueFISP- NATIVE-TrueFISP Inhance Inflow IR B-TRANCE Time-SLIP VASC based Non-contrast MR Angio, QISS QISS Magnetization Transfer Contrast MTC MTC MTC SORS-STC MTC Ramped RF Pulse TONE Ramped RF TONE ISCE SSP Multi-slab acquisition Multi-Slab MOTSA Multi-Chunk Multi-Slab Multi-Slab Contrast Bolus Smart Prep; Timing/Visualization CARE Bolus Fluoro Triggered BolusTrak Visual Prep FLUTE MRA Cardiac Imaging High-resolution, Compressed free-breathing Sensing cardiac function Cardiac Cine Comprehensive Cardiac Tool BEAT (2D/3D) T1, T2, T2* Mapping MyoMaps CardioMaps T1 Mapping, MOLLI (T1), StarQuant T2* mapping (FFE2D mEcho) MSK Imaging Metal-Implant Imaging WARP with VAT O-MAR VAT VAT (2D correction) Metal-Implant Imaging Advanced WARP with SEMAC MAVRIC SL O-MAR XD (3D correction) Parametric Mapping MapIt CartiGram (T2) T2 Mapping T2* Relax Map 6 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Spectroscopy Prostate Spectroscopy (Prostate (Prostate 3D CSI PROSE Spectroscopy) Spectroscopy) Breast Spectroscopy (Breast GRACE BREASE Spectroscopy) Breast Spect Weighted Elliptical Excitation for CSI WET Quiet Scanning "Inaudible" 3D sequence with PETRA SILENZ mUTE 3D half radials T1(Pianissimo Zen) Quiet scanning with optimized gradient QuietX Silent Scan ComforTone (rounded gradient waveforms shapes) Quiet scanning with reduced slew rates Whisper sequences Acoustic Reduction (longer scan times) Technology (ART) SofTone SoftSound Motion Correction Flow Compensation with Gradient GMR/Flow Comp Flow Comp Flow Comp; Flag FC GR Moment Nulling Motion Correction with Radial Blades BLADE PROPELLER 3.0 MultiVane XD JET RADAR 1D Navigators for Cardiac Imaging 1D PACE Navigators Navigators Echo-Navigator 2D Navigators for Abdominal Imaging 2D PACE 2D RMC 3D Prospective Motion Correction for 3D PACE PMC fMRI 3D Retrospective Motion Correction 3D ART (BrainWave) MC for fMRI 7 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Motion Correction for 3D TSE with PROMO spiral navigators Elastic 3D Motion Correction in DynaVIBE Abdomen Soft-Tissue Motion Correction BRACE Fat Suppression, Spatial Saturation Fat saturation— chemically Fat Sat Fat Sat/Chem Sat SPIR MSOFT SINC, H-SINC Fat saturation— chemically with SPAIR ASPIR SPAIR SPAIR adiabatic pulse Water Excitation Water Excitation Water Excitation Proset PASTA Water Excitation Dixon Fat-Water Dixon TSE mDixon XD, separation for TSE IDEAL mDixon TSE WFOP FatSep Dixon Fat-Water separation for Dixon VIBE LAVA-Flex mDixon WFS FatSep 3D GRE Spatial saturation Sat Region SAT REST Presat Presat Moving Sat Pulse Tracking Sat Walking Sat Travel REST Moving Presat Sequential Pre Sat Acceleration and Parallel Acquisition Techniques (PAT) PAT: Image-based mSENSE ASSET SENSE, Algorithm dS SENSE SPEEDER RAPID PAT: k-space-based Algorithm GRAPPA ARC k-RAPID 8 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi CAIPIRINHA for 3D sequences CAIPIRINHA Integrated Integrated, Auto- Self-Calibration Calibration Calibration (with ARC) Separate Separate (Calibration for (Calibration for (Calibration for (Calibration for Calibration Calibration ASSET) SENSE)/CLEAR SPEEDER) RAPID) Multiple datasets Self-Calibration, calibrate each other T-PAT Simultaneous Multi- SMS (Simultaneous Slice/Multi-Band Multi-Slice) HyperBand MultiBand SENSE MultiBand SPEEDER Compressed Compressed HyperSense Compressed Compressed Sensing Sensing SENSE SPEEDER IP-RAPID Parallel Transmission B1 Shimming TimTX TrueForm MultiDrive MultiTransmit MultiPhase Transmit (Quartet) Platform for advanced pTX applications, e.g., with accelerated TimTX TrueShape multi-dimensional RF pulses Scanning with Continuous TimCT Table Move Fast 2D GRE Localizer TimCT FastView Contrast-enhanced Angio, 3D Coronal TimCT Angio Multiple Contrasts, 2D Axial TimCT Onco Patient Orientation Sequence Localizer, Scout Localizer Plan Scan Locator Scanogram Automated Slice Positioning AutoAlign AIR x,Ready Brain SmartExam NeuroLine, SpineLine 9 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Sequence Parameters Repetition Time, Echo Time (in msec) TR, TE TR, TE TR, TE TR, TE TR, TE Inversion Time (in msec) TI TI TI TI TI Inter-Echo Spacing (TSE, EPI) Echo Spacing Echo Spacing Echo Spacing Echo Spacing Inter-Echo Time (IET) Averages Averages NEX NSA NAQ NSA Scan Measurement Acquisition Time, Time Acquisition Time Acquisition Time Acquisition Time Scan Time TA Field of View (FoV) FoV [mm] FoV [cm] FoV [mm] FoV FoV Rectangular FoV FoV Phase, Rectangular FoV Asymmetric FoV Rectangular FoV Rectangular FoV Rectangular FoV Shifting Slices Phase & Off Center Off-center Shift Off center FoV Off-center FoV Frequency Shift Off-center FoV Distance Between Distance Factor Slices (% of slice Gap Gap Gap Slice Interval thickness) Simultaneous Simultaneous POMP (Phase Excitation Excitation Offset Multiplanar) Multi-Slice QuadScan Dual Slice RF Excitation Pulse in Gradient Echo Flip Angle Flip Angle Flip Angle Flip Angle Flip Angle Bandwidth Bandwidth Receive Bandwidth Fat/Water Shift [Hz/Px] [kHz] [pixel] Bandwidth Bandwidth Variable Bandwidth Optimized Variable Optimized Matched Variable bandwidth Bandwidth bandwidth Bandwidth Bandwidth 10 MRI Acronyms · Cross-Vendor Comparisons Siemens Healthineers GE Philips Canon Hitachi Half Fourier Half Fourier, Phase Half NEX; fractional Imaging Partial Fourier Half Scan AFI Half Scan NEX Partial Echo Asymmetric Echo Asymmetric Echo Partial Echo Matched Bandwidth Half Echo Frequency Oversampling Oversampling Anti-Aliasing Frequency Frequency Wrap Frequency Oversampling Suppression Oversampling Phase Phase Oversampling Oversampling No Phase Wrap Fold-over Phase wrap Suppression suppression Anti-Wrap Segmented k-Space Lines/Segments Views per segment Views/Segment Segments Segments Time Delay/Block k-Space Time Delay Intersegment Delay TD TD Scan Synchronization with ECG ECG triggered Cardiac Gated/ ECG Triggered/ Triggering VCG Cardiac Gated ECG Triggered Delay after R-Wave Trigger Delay; TD Trigger Delay; TD Trigger Delay; TD Trigger Delay; TD Delay Time Respiratory Gating Respiratory Gated Respiratory Comp Trigger; PEAR Respiratory Gated MAR Multi-channel RF coil sensitivity Prescan Normalize PURE CLEAR NATURAL normalization Central k-space filling arterial visualization Central Elliptical Elliptic Centric CENTRA PEAKS Product descriptions, comparisons, and specifications contained in this document are based on interpretation of available data at the time this material was collected and may require independent verification. 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