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Abstract #2423

Identification of Over-Estimated Diffusion Coefficients Obtained with Very High B-Values in Diffusion MRS

Vaclav Brandejsky1, Roland Kreis2, Chris Boesch2

1Depts Clinical Research and Radiology , University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 2Depts Clinical Research and Radiology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Eddy currents are prohibitive for high b-value diffusion measurements in vivo. A method for quantitation of the eddy current effects on balanced diffusion gradient pairs is presented. Both the remaining eddy currents and the signal drop due to suboptimal rephasing can be assessed.