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Abstract #2358

Lung Function Assessment by Self-Gated 2D UTE – Comparison of Smoker and Non-Smoker

Anke Balasch1, Patrick Metze1, Tobias Speidel2, and Volker Rasche1
1Department of Internal Medicine II, Ulm University Medical Center, Ulm, Germany, 2Core-Facility Small Animal Imaging, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

In this study, a two-dimensional ultra-short TE protocol was used to acquire free-breathing data of the lung. The signal intensity in expiration and inspiration were used to derive the fractional ventilation, proton fraction and perfusion of the lung parenchyma.

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