Peter Linz1, Davide Santoro2, Wolfgang Renz, 2,3, Friedrich C. Luft4, Jens Titze1, Thoralf Niendorf2,4
1Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Clinic Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany; 2Berlin Ultrahigh Field Facility, Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany; 3Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany; 4Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC), Charit Campus Buch, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany
Sodium metabolism in muscle is changed in hypertensive animal models. With Na high field MRI and UTE-sequences Na-concentrations in human muscle can be studied at fast acquisition times. times.