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Abstract #3246

Clinical Feasibility of a New Partial Spoiling T2 Mapping Approach After Cartilage Repair of the Knee

Goetz Hannes Welsch1,2, Oliver Bieri3, Klaus Scheffler3, Tallal Charles Mamisch4, Kolja Gelse2, Alina Messner1, Stefan Marlovits1, Siegfried Trattnig1

1Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2Department of Trauma Surgery, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany; 3University of Basel; 4University of Berne

Aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a new quantitative T2 mapping approach using partial spoiling in patients after cartilage repair of the knee; furthermore to compare and correlate the results against the established methodology of T2 mapping with a multi-slice multi-echo (MSME) technique.