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Abstract #1600

Analysis of 3D IR-UTE for Imaging Femur Head Necrosis: Signal Behavior and Optimized Soft Tissue Suppression in Dependence of Varying Relaxation Times

Kathrin Hemberger1, Daniel Weber1, Peter M. Jakob1, 2, Daniel Haddad3

1MRB Research Center for Magnetic-Resonance-Bavaria, Wrzburg, Bavaria, Germany; 2Departement of Experimental Physics 5, Institute of Physics, Wrzburg, Bavaria, Germany; 3MRB Research Center, Wrzburg, Bavaria, Germany

Based on analytical calculations of TI we simulated the transversal magnetization in dependence of relaxation times to investigate the contrast behavior of 3D IR-UTE when relaxation times change during therapy or disease progression of avascular femur head necrosis.