• Best option: A dedicated peripheral MRA coil gives best results (the coil typically extends from pelvis to foot arteries) .
• Next best option: Use a "moving" coil that remains in the magnet bore by sliding over the patient as the patient is moved between locations.
• Acceptable option: Use the integral body coil for signal transmission/reception for the 1st and 2nd locations, and a flexible phase array coil (e.g. a torso phase array coil) for evaluation of the legs (where the arteries are smallest).
• Worst option: Use the integral body coil for signal transmission/reception for all locations. Although this was the approach initially used for moving table peripheral MRA with excellent results [27, 28] it is no longer recommended due to higher clinical expectation and refinements in technique that accept multi-channel coils.
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