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Abstract #4273

Single Acquisition Fat Water Separation Using a Golden Ratio Radial BSSFP Sequence with Dynamic Echotime Shifting

Thomas Benkert1, 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

To achieve fat water separation out of just one single acquisition, we propose a golden ratio radial bSSFP sequence. The echotime of each radial projection is shifted dynamically, allowing to extract images with different echotimes by using a k-space weighted image contrast (KWIC) filter.