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Abstract #2017

MR Microscopy of Chemically Fixed Human Embryos with a Large Image Matrix

Otake Y, Handa S, Kose K, Shiota K, Yamada S
University of Tsukuba

3D MR microscopic images of chemically fixed human embryos were acquired with a large matrix size (256&[mult]256&[mult]512) using a 9.4 T superconducting magnet and a parallel receiver system. The developmental process of human embryos, such as vascular structures in the liver, was clearly visualized through T1 or T2* image contrasts.