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Abstract #2142

The Use of Heavily T1-Weighted Sequences for Fat Quantification

Mark Bydder1, Gavin Hamilton1, Masoud Shiehmorteza1, Chad Kohl2, Takehi Yokoo1, Michael S. Middleton1, Claude Sirlin1

1Radiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA; 2Radiology, University of Arizona

When measuring fat fraction using gradient echo imaging, T1 weighting may increase SNR, however also leads to overestimation of the fat fraction. This overestimation may be predictable and easily corrected.