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Abstract #5579

Assessment of specific absorption rate and energy deposition in over 14,000 clinical MRI examination at 1.5 and 3 Tesla scanners

Amir Ali Rahsepar1, Laleh Golestanirad2, Hassan Haji-Valizadeh3, Haris Saybasili 1, Julie A Blaisdell 1, Michael Markl3, John Kirsch4, James C Carr1, and Jeremy D Collins1

1Department of Radiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States, 2Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston, MA, United States, 3Department of Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering, Chicago, IL, United States, 4Siemens Medical Solutions, Boston, MA, United States

Although SAR value is an important factor in device heating, but this study also provides information about the other factors like the total amount of delivered RF energy, time period of RF delivery and most importantly the pause between pulse sequences should be considered

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