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Abstract #3256

Simulation study for investigating the reliability of susceptibility mapping for the superior sagittal sinus from single echo 3D GRE phase

Soohyun Jeon1, Yoonho Nam2, Jinhee Jang3, and Dong-Hyun Kim1
1Department of Electrical & Electronic engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Radiology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 3Radiology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping (QSM) is a technique to describe local susceptibility distribution in the human body . Especially, QSM has the potentials to provide oxygen metabolic information of the venous structure in the brain such as dural sinuses. Among the group of this sinuses, the superior sagittal sinus (SSS) often have been investigated in, neurovascular researches such as Parkinson's disease, headache and stroke . However, the SSS of the susceptibility mapping are often eroded in the conventional QSM pipeline. In this study, we investigate the reliability of QSM for the SSS from single echo 3D GRE phase using the simulated phase data.

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