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Abstract #2641

On the Evaluation of 31P MRS Human Liver Protocols.

Mikael F. Forsgren1, Olof Dahlqvist Leinhard2,3, Bengt Norn4, Stergios Kechagias, Fredrik H. Nystrm, rjan Smedby2,3, Peter Lundberg, 3,4

1Linkping University; 2Faculty of Health Sciences/IMH, Linkping University, Linkping, Sweden; 3Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV), Linkping University, Linkping, Sweden; 4Radiology, Linkping University Hospital

In this study the effect of proton decoupling, nuclear overhauser enhancement and repetition time was investigated in 31P liver MRS at 1.5T. An optimal protocol was determined and validate on 13 healthy volunteers.