1National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, United States; 2Imaging Physics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, United States; 3Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
An MRI system phantom was developed through collaboration between the ISMRM and NIST. We used this phantom to answer: 1) how does measured T1 compare to the known T1; and 2) is there variation in the measured T1 across multiple MRI systems? For more information on the NIST/ISMRM phantom, please visit: http://collaborate.nist.gov/mriphantoms/bin/view/MriPhantoms/MRISystemPhantom.