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Abstract #0438

Numerical Validation of Two-Component T2* Mapping for Cartilages in Human Knee

Yongxian Qian1, Tiejun Zhao2, Fernando Emilio Boada3

1Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States; 2MR R&D Collaborations, Siemens Healthcare USA, Pittsburgh, PA, United States; 3Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, New York, NY, United States

A numerical approach was used in this work to simulate the T2* relaxation of two components in cartilages of human knee and to validate the accuracy of two-component T2* mapping on the knee cartilages.