Product Overview

This is a 3D sequence used to image the axial c-spine. COSMIC (Coherent Oscillatory State Acquisition for the Manipulation of Imaging Contrast) uses a modified fast GRE pulse sequence with steady-state free precession segmented multi-shot centric k-space acquisition. This improves the CNR and SNR of c-spine structures including the spinal cord, vertebral disks, nerve root canal and contrast between CSF and nerve roots.

  • Fast, high resolution axial volumetric scan with ability to reformat to different planes
  • High SNR 
  • Excellent contrast among disc, muscle and bony structures, CSF, nerve tissue    

“The COSMIC sequence can be used in order to see discal signal and spinal roots in all planes.”
Ara Loshkadjian, MD Radiologist, Creil Hospital, France

Clinical & Economic Papers

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Non-Contrast MR Arthrograms Generate Exquisite Images

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3D COSMIC is standard on many systems but available to try on other systems listed below.  Have your system ID ready, then click on your MR platform to begin your software download. You'll have 30 days to try it for free. Like it? Buy it. Not for you? We'll deactivate it.

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Optima*MR360 1.5T


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