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Abstract #4415

Imaging Healthy Volunteers and Patients with Tattoos or Permanent Make-Up at 7T: A Retrospective Study

Yacine Noureddine1, 2, Andreas K. Bitz1, 3, Markus Thrling1, 4, Gregor Schaefers2, Mark E. Ladd1, 3, Oliver Kraff1, 3

1Erwin L.Hahn Institute for MRI, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, NRW, Germany; 2MR:comp GmbH, MR Safety Testing Laboratory, Gelsenkirchen, NRW, Germany; 3Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, NRW, Germany; 4Department of Neurology, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, NRW, Germany

In this study we describe our experience with scanning 77 subjects with tattoos or permanent make-up at 7T. Only local transmit RF coils were used in the individual measurements. The results indicate safe imaging and no adverse events.