FMRI weekly QA results

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The fMRI QA analysis is based on the review paper,

Lee Friedman and Gary H. Glover. Report on a Multicenter fMRI Quality Assurance Protocol. JMRI. 2006;23:827-839.

Major upgrades or changes:

August 17, 2009: The scanner software was upgraded from R1.8.3 to R2.6.3. PAR/REC file was upgraded from version 4.1 to 4.2.

February 10, 2010: Part of the HW (cables and reconstruction computer) was upgraded for 32 Channel head coil.

April 30, 2010: Replace the whole RF deck (RF amplifier).

June 24, 2010: Install new batteries of UPS for host, reconstruction and CDAS computers.

October 19, 2010: The scanner software was upgraded from R2.6.3 to R3.2.1.

October 25, 2010: The new 32CH head coil joined the imaging center.

February 27, 2012: The body coil was replaced.

January 21, 2013: Rebuild Cold Head.

WkQA plot.jpg

SFNR vs SNR.jpg

The QA results will be updated every month.

--Wu 11:26, 15 September 2009 (EDT) Yu-Chien.Wu@Dartmouth.edu