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Abstract #2396

The Effects of Tissue Iron and Temperature on R2* (=1/T2*) and δR2* Contrasts

Se-Hong Oh1, 2, Young-Bo Kim2, Zang-Hee Cho2, Jongho Lee1

1Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States; 2Neuroscience Research Institute, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Incheon, Korea, Republic of

The contribution of tissue iron and the effect of temperature have been investigated for R2* (= 1/T2*) and ΔR2* contrasts. The results suggest that iron has large contribution on R2* but not on ΔR2* whereas temperature has significant effects on both contrasts