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Abstract #1001

Efficient B0-Inhomogeneity Insensitive TQF 23Na Imaging.

Lazar Fleysher1, Niels Oesingmann2, Matilde Inglese3

1Department of Radiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, United States; 2Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., United States; 3Departments of Radiology and Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, United States

We present a new 12-step triple-quantum filtering phase-cycling scheme based on three RF pulses which allows compensation of B0 variations both with and without ancillary B0-map information. The method offers 40% higher SNR efficiency compared to the previously developed phase-cycling schemes.