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Abstract #1342

Validation of fast in vivo T1 and T2* mapping of tissues in the knee using 3D UTE

Maik Rothe1, Andreas Deistung1, Richard Brill1, Walter Alexander Wohlgemuth1, and Alexander Gussew1
1University clinic and policlinic for Radiology, University Hospital Halle (Saale), Halle (Saale), Germany


In this study we present a 3D high resolution method for fast in vivo T1 and T2* mapping of fast relaxating tissues of the knee. All experiments were performed using a prototypical 3D spoiled gradient echo ultrashort echo time sequence with stack of spirals readout. T1 and T2* values of the mapping technique were validated by reference methods and literature values and showed good agreement for fast T1 and T2* values. The mapping technique enables T1 and T2* quantitation of fast relaxating tissues in a clinically appropriate measurement time of 9 minutes with a submillimeter spatial resolution (0.8mmx0.8mmx0.8mm).

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