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Human MRI: 3T MR-PET

Core Facilities

3 Tesla Biograph mMR Scanner

Description: State of the art body scanner for simultaneous PET-MRI, 60cm open bore

Manufacturer: Siemens Healthineers

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  • Precise alignment of MR and PET through simultaneous acquisition
  • Single frame of reference
  • Minimal motion artifacts
  • Brain functional MRI
  • Cardiac function


Specifications MRI

  •  60cm open bore
  •  Parallel imaging with 64 receive channels
  •  20 channel head RF coil
  •  MQ Gradients (45 mT/m @ 200 T/m/s)
  •  Software version VE11P
  • Broadband capability, including 11C


Specifications PET

  •  LSO Crystals
  •  60cm open bore
  •  NEMA 4.4mm transverse resolution
  • Axial FOV 258mm


Peripheral equipment

  •  Rear-projection system for visual presentation
  •  MR-compatible earphones
  •  Handheld button response boxes
  •  Mock scanner
  •  Camera-based KinecCor motion tracking system