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Abstract #4208

T1 Based Myelin Water Detection at 3 Tesla Using Phased-Array Adaptive Reconstruction and Long Range TI Sampling

Christian Labadie1, Monique Aubert-Frcon1, Stefan Hetzer2, Harald E. Mller3

1Laboratoire de Spectromtrie Ionique et Molculaire, Universit Claude Bernard, Lyon, France; 2Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany; 3Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

We propose a method to coherently combine phase-array using coil sensivitivities estimated in place from a phased Look-Locker inversion recovery. Additionally we investigate the effect of the range of the geometrically sampled inversion times (TI) on the estimation of the T1 based MWF at 3T.