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Abstract #3275

Multi-Purpose, Flexible Transceiver Coil for Musculoskeletal MR Imaging at 7.0 Tesla

Abdullah Ok1, Jan Rieger1, 2, Celal zerdem1, Thoralf Niendorf1, 3

1Berlin Ultrahigh Field Facility (B.U.F.F.), Max-Delbrck-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany; 2MRI.TOOLS GmbH, Berlin, Germany; 3Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC), Charit Campus Buch, Berlin, Germany

A flexible transceiver coil was designed to be used in musculoskeletal imaging at 7.0 T. Phantom studies showed an average SNR increase of 14%. The coil's performance was then evaluated in vivo.