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Abstract #2748

Improved 2D RF Shimming with a Local Detunable 8-Element Transmit/Receive Coil Array Using DREAM and SENSE at 3T

Christoph Leussler1, Peter Vernickel1, Christian Findeklee1, Daniel Wirtz1, Peter Brnert2, Kay Nehrke1

1Philips Technologie GmbH, Hamburg, Germany; 2Philips Research Laboratory, Hamburg, Germany

A dual mode Tx/RX coil is presented. In a first mode, the coil acts as a receive only coil array in combination with the conventional transmit body coil.