Wouter Koning1, Hanneke Bluemink1, Tijl A. van der Velden1, Michel Italiaander1, Peter R. Luijten1, Jaco J.M. Zwanenburg1, Dennis W. J. Klomp1
1University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands
MRI of the carotid arteries at 7T was evaluated and quantitatively compared to 3T. High resolution turbo spin echo images of a series volunteers were acquired at both field strengths for qualitative comparison. Intrinsic SNR and T2 in the vessel wall was measured for quantitative comparison.