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Abstract #3510

Sub-Millimeter 23Na Imaging in Human Calf Skin at 7.0T

Peter Linz1, Davide Santoro2, Wolfgang Renz2,3, Jan Ruff3, Jens Titze4, Friedrich Luft5, Thoralf Niendorf2,5

1Department of Nephrology & Hypertension, University Clinic Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany; 2Berlin Ultrahigh Field Facility, Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany; 3Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany; 4Department of Nephrology & Hypertension & Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Center for Molecular Medicine, University Clinic Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany; 5Experimental & Clinical Research Center (ECRC), Charit Campus Buch, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany

We propose a dedicated 23Na coil to accomplish the first 23Na-MRI images of the skin with a sub-millimeter in plane resolution.