Catalina S. Arteaga de Castro1, Hans J.M. Hoogduin1, Vitaliy Khlebnikov1, Peter R. Luijten1, Dennis W.J. Klomp1, and Moritz Zaiss2
1Imaging Division, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Medical Physics in Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
The feasibility of selective NOE- and amide-CEST
detection in the prostate at 7T was investigated with a multi-transmit system.
Both effects can be acquired simultaneously due to the increased sensitivity
and spectral resolution available at 7T. Fitted NOE- and amide-CEST were
reproducible within experiments. NOE-CEST was found to be more pronounced than
amide-CEST in small and whole prostate ROIs and the peripheral zone showed the
lowest amide- and NOE-CEST effects.