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Abstract #4420

On the Effectiveness of RF Spoiling at 7T

Douglas A. C. Kelley1,2, Janine M. Lupo2

1Global Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare, San Francisco, CA, United States; 2Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

RF spoiling is a common technique for suppression of transverse coherence, but T2 reduction, T1 elongation and RF inhomogeneity in human tissue at 7T alter the effectiveness of the technique in quantitative imaging methods like Actual Flip Imaging.