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Abstract #0596

Balanced SSFP Cardiac Imaging at 7T

Lance DelaBarre1, J. Thomas Vaughan1, Carl Snyder1, Pierre-Francois van de Moortele1

1CMRR - Dept. of Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

The challenges of balanced steady-state free precession (bSSFP) cardiac cine increase with field strength. The effect static field inhomogeneities and RF efficiency are explored for 7T, and 7T bSSFP cines are presented.