Marc Rea1, Haytham Elhawary2,
1Radiological Sciences Unit, Imperial College London, London, UK, United Kingdom; 2Brigham Womens Hospital, Boston, United States; 3Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London; 4Electrical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
An RF receive coil was developed for use with a limb-positioning platform. The coil uses two elements placed at a fixed distance on either side of the limb and normalises signal levels through rotations of the limb. The coil uses inductive coupling and a single receiver channel. Initial results with a phantom and a volunteer show the coil has good uniformity compared with a standard flex coil.