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Abstract #4202

RF-Induced Heating During MRI Examinations Depends on The Baseline Temperature

Jessica A. Martinez1, Kevin Moulin1, and Daniel B. Ennis1,2,3
1Radiological Sciences, Stanford University, stanford, CA, United States, 2Division of Radiology, Veteran Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, United States, 3Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States

RF-induced heating was performed at different baseline temperatures (TB). Along with temperature increase, B1-maps, conductivity (σ) and the dielectric permittivity(ε) were analyzed. when TB increases, σ and ε increase. However, RF- induced heating decreases.

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