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PETRA - Quiet Suite

This Job Aid provides an introduction of Quiet Suite examination PETRA.

PETRA Job Aid General Overview PETRA stands for Pointwise Encoding Time Reduction. What is PETRA and what is specific about it? • It is a 3D T1 weighted half-radial pulse sequence and is only available for head imaging. • Protocols based on the Quiet PETRA sequence provide T1 weighted contrast similar to an MPRAGE (Magnetization Prepared Rapid Acquisition Gradient Echo) protocol. • Pulse sequence can barely be heard over ambient background noise when running. Protocols are located in the Siemens tree under Region > Library > QUIET > PETRA. Please note: The protocols are provided for the Neurology - Head imaging region only. Image Comparison: 3D T1 MPRAGE & 3D TI PETRA MPRAGE: GRAPPA 2, 0.952x1 mm3 PETRA: 0.953 mm3 TA ~ 6 min 95 dB(A) TA ~ 6 min 64.9 dB(A) Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 Master Template Effective Date: 5 MAR 2020 | HOOD05162003074494 Job Aid Effective Date: 10 SEP 2020 | HOOD05162003091594 Job Aid | PETRA Effective Date: 10 SEP 2020 | HOOD05162003091594 Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only! For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter co llectively ‘Operator Manual’) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the soft- ware and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively ‘Functionality’) may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific country is not guaranteed. Please con- tact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written auth ority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Copyright © Siemens Healthcare GmbH 2020 Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. 127 91052 Erlangen, Germany Phone: +49 9131 84-0 siemens-healthineers.com Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2020 SIEMENS Master Template Effective Date: 5 MAR 2020 | HOOD05162003074494 Job Aid Effective Date: 10 SEP 2020 | HOOD05162003091594 Healthineers Page 2 of 2