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Abstract #3265

Magnetic Resonance Electromyography (MR-EMG)

Francesco Santini1, Michele Pansini, Tilman Schubert, Oliver Bieri1

1Division Radiological Physics - Institute of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Basel Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

In this work, we present a method for accurate, quantitative measurement of muscle contraction with a temporal resolution of few milliseconds, therefore allowing the direct assessment of the reaction time of the muscle fibers, the contraction speed and the displacement.