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Abstract #2105

Three Images from Two Echoes: Reconstruction of Water, Fat and Silicone Images Using a Combined One-Point and Two-Point Dixon Approach. Application to 3D GRE in Breast Implant Imaging.

Christian Geppert1, Valdimir Jellus1, Berthold Kiefer1

1Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany

A novel method is proposed that combines single and two point Dixon techniques to reconstruct images of water, fat and silicone from a dual echo GRE. Near isotropic resolution (1.1x1.1x1.5 mm^3) can be achieved in about 2 min.