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Abstract #2379

PatLoc Single Shot Imaging

Sebastian Littin1, Jakob Asslnder1, Andrew Dewdney2, Anna M. Welz1, Hans Weber1, Gerrit Schultz1, Jrgen Hennig1, Maxim Zaitsev1

1Radiology, Medical Physics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; 2Healthcare Sector, Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany

It has recently been proposed to use non-linear gradient encoding fields in order to reduce peripheral nerve stimulation and to allow for spatially varying resolution in different areas of the FOV. An industrially built PatLoc gradient insert coil brings us in the range of single shot imaging. The aim of this study is to show the feasibility of spiral and EPI imaging.