Denis Kokorin1, 2, Martin Haas1, Stefanie Buchenau1, Jrgen Hennig1, Maxim Zaitsev1
1Department of Radiology, Medical Physics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; 2International Tomography Center, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
Parallel transmission in combination with spatially selective excitation allows a reduction of field of view in the phase encoding direction. In this study this principle was examined for multi slice inner volume imaging and the advantages for artifact suppression in EPI are presented. The method was tested in vivo for DWI applications on Siemens MAGNETOM TRIO human system with 8 channel TxArray extension.