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Abstract #1619

Isotropic Resolution in Diffusion Weighted Imaging Using 3D Multi-Slab, Multi-Echo Echo Planar Imaging

Mathias Engstrm1,2, Anders Nordell1,2, Magnus Mrtensson1,2, Bo Nordell1, Roland Bammer3, Stefan Skare, 2,3

1Department of Medical Physics, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; 2Karolinska MR Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; 3Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States

A new readout strategy for 3D-DWI is proposed using EPI and multi-slab encoding, with the purpose of achieve sharp and thin slice profiles.