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Abstract #2990

Estimation and removal of partial volume effects of cerebrospinal fluid in intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) imaging

Hajime Tamura 1 , Shunji Mugikura 2 , Yoshiaki Komori 3 , Kazuomi Yamanaka 4 , and Hideki Ota 2

1 Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 2 Diagnostic Radiology, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan, 3 Siemens Japan K.K., Tokyo, Japan, 4 Radiology, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan

IVIM imaging of the brain requires both high signal to noise ratio and exclusion of partial-volume effects of free water. This may be achieved by addition of inversion-recovery DWI for b = 0 and 1000 [s mm -2 ] without the penalty of a long scan time.

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