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Abstract #2824

Influence of a Receive Coil on SAR and Temperature Increase at 3T: Simulations & Experimental Measurements

Sukhoon Oh1, Yeun-chul Ryu2, Christopher Michael Collins1

1Center for Biomedical Imaging, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, United States; 2Center for NMR Research, Radiology, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, United States

In this study, we report the effect of a surface coil close to the subject on SAR and temperature increase. We observed notable effect on both SAR and temperature distribution near the surface coil.