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Abstract #2954

Reproducibility of R2* & R2 Measurements in Human Kidneys

Jeff Lei Zhang1, Pippa Storey1, Henry Rusinek1, Hersh Chandarana1, Mervin Wauchope1, Rajesh Bhatta1, David Stoffel1, Eric E. Sigmund1, Qun Chen1, Vivian S. Lee1

1Department of Radiology, New York University, New York, NY, United States

One limiting factor in renal BOLD MRI for diuretic studies is the low reproducibility of relaxation rates. We examined the day-to-day reproducibility of R2*, R2, and R2' estimates in human renal cortex and medulla obtained in healthy volunteers.