0.3 and 1.5 Tesla Mri

Sometimes, if my daily agenda allows to spread my curiosity (time is never enough!), I make a comparison between 0.3 and 1.5 Tesla Mri imaging studying the same patient.

These are the pictures of a sprained medial collateral ligament of a professional football player, quite similar to what is shown in my recent post medial collateral ligament tear.

collateral-tear

Coronal T2w (left) and Sagittal T2w (right) Mri scan (0.3 tesla)

I always complete my study with a dynamic ultrasound exam; in this patient the presence of a calcification is noted, not visible on Mri scans.

mri-comparison

Comparison between Axial and Coronal Mri scans of the same patient.

sagittal-comparison

Sagittal Pd Tse Fs (1.5 tesla) and Fast Stir (0.3 Tesla).

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