Orso Pusterla1,2, Grzegorz Bauman1,2, and Oliver Bieri1,2
1Radiological Physics, Dep. of Radiology, University of Basel Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
contrast to the common view that Gd-based contrast agents have only
marginal/limited effect on balanced steady state free precession (bSSFP) from
$$$T_2/T_1$$$ signal properties, we will demonstrate that especially for lung
imaging single-dose contrast agent administration increases the parenchymal
signal nearly up two fold.