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C.8.13.5.7 MR Receive Coil Macro

Table C.8-94 specifies the Attributes of the MR Receive Coil Functional Group Macro.

Table C.8-94. MR Receive Coil Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

MR Receive Coil Sequence

(0018,9042)

1

A Sequence that provides information about each receive coil used.

One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>Receive Coil Name

(0018,1250)

1C

Name of receive coil used.

Required if Frame Type (0008,9007) Value 1 of this frame is ORIGINAL. May be present otherwise.

>Receive Coil Manufacturer Name

(0018,9041)

2C

Name of manufacturer of receive coil.

Required if Frame Type (0008,9007) Value 1 of this frame is ORIGINAL. May be present otherwise.

>Receive Coil Type

(0018,9043)

1C

Type of receive coil used.

Required if Frame Type (0008,9007) Value 1 of this frame is ORIGINAL. May be present otherwise.

Defined Terms:

BODY

VOLUME

head, extremity, etc.

SURFACE

MULTICOIL

>Quadrature Receive Coil

(0018,9044)

1C

Indicates whether the receive coil is quadrature.

Required if Frame Type (0008,9007) Value 1 of this frame is ORIGINAL. May be present otherwise.

Enumerated Values:

YES

quadrature or circularly polarized

NO

linear

>Multi-Coil Definition Sequence

(0018,9045)

1C

A Sequence that provides information regarding each element of a multi-coil. It should include Attributes for all elements, whether used in the current acquisition or not. One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

Required if Frame Type (0008,9007) Value 1 of this frame is ORIGINAL and Receive Coil Type (0018,9043) equals MULTICOIL. May be present otherwise only if Receive Coil Type (0018,9043) equals MULTICOIL.

>>Multi-Coil Element Name

(0018,9047)

1

Name of element of multi-coil.

>>Multi-Coil Element Used

(0018,9048)

1

Indicates whether the multi-coil element was used in the current acquisition.

Enumerated Values:

YES

NO

>Multi-Coil Configuration

(0018,9046)

3

A textual description of the configuration of multi-coil elements that was used in the current acquisition.


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