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Abstract #4213

MR Parameter Quantification (T1, T2, PD) with Integrated Fat Water Separation Using a Multi-Echo - Phase Cycled BSSFP-Sequence

Thomas Benkert1, Martin Ott1, Riad Ababneh2, Martin Blaimer1, Peter M. Jakob1, 3, Felix A. Breuer1

1Research Center Magnetic Resonance Bavaria, Wrzburg, Bavaria, Germany; 2Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan; 3Experimental Physics 5, University Wrzburg, Wrzburg, Bavaria, Germany

A phase cycled bSSFP sequence with a multi-echo readout is proposed to achieve T1,T2 and PD maps as well as robust fat-water separation without any banding artifacts due to offresonances with just one single sequence.