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Abstract #3539

Mapping Complex White Matter Structures with D-PFG MRI 3D Acquisition Scheme

Michal E. Komlosh1, 2, Evren Ozarslan1, 2, Martin J. Lizak3, Peter J. Basser1

1STBB,PPITS,NICHD,NIH, Bethesda, MD, United States; 2CNRM,USUHS, Bethesda, MD, United States; 3NMRF,NINDS,NIH, Bethesda, MD, United States

A novel 3D acquisition scheme was used to map the average axon diameter of a complex white matter structure with double-PFG filtered MRI. The method was tested on a coronal slice of a rat brain where the orientation of white matter within the corpus callosum is known to vary.