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Abstract #1346

T2 Mapping of the Lung in Breath-Hold Time Using Radial TSE Acquisition and Nonlinear Inversion Reconstruction

Michael Vlker1, Shermiyah Baguisa2, Martin Blaimer1, Felix Breuer1, Peter Jakob1, 3

1Magnetic Resonance Bavaria, Wrzburg, Germany; 2Department of Physics, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada; 3Department of Experimental Physics 5, University of Wrzburg, Germany

We show that fast T2 relaxometry of the human lung is feasible using an efficient radial TSE sequence for data acquisition followed by a model-based nonlinear reconstruction approach. T2 maps for multiple slices were obtained in one single breathhold of 13s.