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Abstract #2817

High Resolution 3D Imaging using Multiple Oblique View Acquisitions

MinOh Ghim1, Sang-Young Zho1, Eunhae Joe1, Dong-Hyun Kim1

1Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Conventional 3D MR imaging typically uses 3D Fourier encoding acquisitions and/or 3D Fourier transform based reconstruction. However, for high resolution 3D imaging using these methods, SNR can be a limiting factor along with side effects such as ringing with Fourier based reconstruction. Here, we propose an alternative 3D high resolution imaging method where multiple 2D acquisitions are performed using a variable oblique-view pulse scheme. An image-based reconstruction is performed using an iterative back projection process thereby enabling flexible tradeoffs between SNR and resolution.