Quan Tao1, Peiwei Yi1, Zimeng Cai1, Yingjie Mei2, Zhifeng Chen1, Ruiyuan Liu1, Wufan Chen1, and Yanqiu Feng1
1School of Biomedical Engineering, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China, 2Philips healthcare, Guangzhou, China
Chemical exchange saturation
transfer (CEST) as a novel molecule MRI technique, was approved to detect some
diseases, like tumor grading, kidney injure,
osteoarthritis (OA) and etc. However, it is crucial to purify the CEST signal. In
this study, we explored the perfusion contribution to the CEST signal acquired
by a UTE-CEST sequence.