Hendrikus J.A. Crooijmans1, Thomas Ruder2, 3, Sandra Mathier3, Michael Thali2, Oliver Bieri1
1Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Division of Radiological Physics, University of Basel Hospital, Basel, Switzerland; 2Department of Medicine and Imaging, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zrich, Zrich, Switzerland; 3Department of Medicine and Imaging, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Quantitative diffusion imaging using a dwDESS sequence is relaxation time independent. In contrast to other SSFP diffusion imaging methods it uses both primary echo paths. Both direction dependent and direction independent diffusion maps can be generated from dwDESS acquisitions.