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Abstract #2488

Calalyzing the Refocused TSE Echo Train Facilitates Phase-Detection for Fat-Water Separation

Samuel Fielden1, John Mugler, III1, 2, Craig Meyer1, 2

1Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States; 2Radiology, University of Virginia

Catalyzation techniques are common for bSSFP sequences. Here we apply a linear catalyzation ramp to the refocused TSE sequence in order to force the phase behavior of the spins rapidly into a steady state in order to support phase detection for fat/water separation based on simple phase detection.