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Abstract #3033

Reduced SAR with BASE Sequence at 7 Tesla

Daniel Neumann1, Morwan Choli2, Martin Blaimer2, Michael Bock3, Felix Breuer2, Peter M. Jakob4

1Experimental Physics 5, University of Wrzburg, Wrzburg, Germany; 2Experimental Physics 5, Research Center Magnetic Resonance Bavaria (MRB), Wrzburg, Germany; 3Department of Medical Physics in Radiology, German Cancer Research Center (dkfz), Heidelberg, Germany; 4Experimental Physics 5, University of Wrzburg, Wrzburg, Bavaria, Germany

The step towards higher magnetic fields on the one hand provides a stronger NMR signal while on the other hand SAR is significantly increased in comparison with standard clinical scanners. Therefore the application of sequences using many refocusing pulses such as TSE can be difficult.