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Abstract #2504

Clinical Comparison Between PADRE and SWI for Susceptibility Weighted MRI

Karin Markenroth Bloch1, 2, Stefanie Eriksson3, Roger Siemund4, 5, Hkan Sjunnesson4, 5, Emelie Lindgren2, Danielle van Westen4, 5

1Clinical science, Philips, Lund, Sweden; 2Dept. of Medical Radiation Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; 3Dept. of Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; 4Center for Medical Imaging and Physiology, Skane University Hospital Lund, Lund, Sweden; 5Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

The aim of this study was to quantitatively compare two techniques for susceptibility weighted imaging (PADRE and SWI) with regard to hemorrhagic lesion detection and contrast of hemorrhages, as well as to qualitatively compare the image quality.