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Abstract #1511

Assessment of Biexponential T1 Decay in Prostate Tissue.

Tryggve Holck Stors1, Kjell-Inge Gjesdal2

1Intervention Centre, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Norway; 2Sunnmre MR-klinikk, lesund, Norway, Norway

Prostate tissues have been shown to exhibit multiexponential T2 and ADC decay. In this paper we used a multiecho interleaved SE and IR technique to assess T1 and T2 values of the two compartments. We found a long T1 component of about 3000 ms and a short T1 component of about 1200ms.