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Abstract #0157

Reduction of Susceptibility-Induced Field Gradients in Anisotropic Diffusion Fibre Phantoms using Susceptibility Matching

Johannes Lindemeyer 1 , Ezequiel Farrher 1 , Farida Grinberg 1,2 , Ana-Maria Oros-Peusquens 1 , and N. Jon Shah 1,2

1 Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine 4, INM-4, Medical Imaging Physics, Forschungszentrum Jlich GmbH, Jlich, Germany, 2 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, JARA, Aachen, Germany

In this work we present an approach to reduce the effect of microscopic, susceptibility-induced field gradients on diffusion metrics in artificial anisotropic fibre phantoms. The approach relies on the use of MgCl2 to match the magnetic susceptibility of the liquid to that of the fibres.

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