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Abstract #0869

Short TR, Elongated Echo Time Spectroscopy (STREETS) of Muscle at 3 T.

Giulio Gambarota1, Mark Tanner1, Rex D. Newbould1

1GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Imaging Center, London, United Kingdom

The measurement of IMCL is hampered by the fact that IMCL resonances overlap with the much larger resonances of extramyocellular lipids (EMCL). Long echo time acquisition allows for a better discrimination of IMCL from EMCL, however, it to suffer from the low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR).