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Abstract #3899

Arterial Input Functions in Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI: Magnitude Versus Phase

Paul Wessel de Bruin1, Maarten J. Versluis1, Erlangga Yusuf2, Monique Reijnierse1, Matthias J. P. van Osch1

1Radiology, LUMC, Leiden, ZH, Netherlands; 2Rheumatology, LUMC, Leiden, ZH, Netherlands

In DCE-MRI contrast agent concentration curves can be phase- or magnitude-based. We show that neither is perfect and that a hybrid approach is needed to combine the advantages of both methods.