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Abstract #4396

High Temporal and Spatial Resolution Breast MR Imaging at 7T; Feasibility Study Using 8-To-1 Channel Tx-Only Array Combined with 8 Channel Rx-Only Insert

Junghwan Kim1, Yujuan Zhao1, Narayan Krishnamurthy1, Tiejun Zhao2, Kyongtae Ty Bae1, Tamer S. Ibrahim1

1University of Pittsurgh, pittsburgh, PA, United States; 2Siemens Medical Solutions, pittsburgh, PA, United States

We have developed the eight Tx only array combined with eight Rx only array insert based on TTT design for breast MR imaging at 7T. RF coil was tested on three normal volunteers with and without the Rx only insert. T1W with fat-saturation breast MRI was successfully acquired and demonstrated.