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Abstract #1223

Phase Sensitive Inversion Recovery with Simultaneous Dark Fat Rendering by Virtual Chemical Inversion

Wolfgang Rehwald1, Elizabeth Jenista2, Deneen Spatz2, Stephen Darty2, Han Kim2, Lowie Van Assche2, Enn-Ling Chen2, Raymond Kim2

1Siemens Healthcare, Chicago, IL, United States; 2Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, NC, United States

Common fat suppression techniques perform poorly in combination with phase sensitive inversion recovery (PSIR). We have developed a technique for fat suppression that results in black-fat PSIR images without additional SAR or acquisition time.