Spectroscopic Imaging Acquisition Techniques and Speed Optimization

Room 613 - 614         11:00 - 13:00                     Chairs: Dikoma C. Shungu and Daniel M. Spielman


Prog #

11:00 63.

Field Map Based Automated Shimming for Organs Outside of the Human Brain

Hoby Patrick Hetherington1, Nikolai I. Avdievich1, Jullie W. Pan1

1Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
11:12 64.

Spectral Separation Analyses of Proton MRSI Data: Validation with Tumor Grade of Brain Glioma

Sunitha B. Thakur1, Yuzhuo Su2, Sasan Karimi1, Shuyan Du3, Paul Sajda3, Wei Huang1, Lucas Parra2

1Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA; 2City University of New York, New York, New York, USA; 3Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
11:24 65.

Spectroscopic Imaging of 1H at 3T: Comparing SNR Between Traditional Phase Encoding and Echo-Planar Techniques in

the Human Brain

Matthew L. Zierhut1, 2, Esin Ozturk1, 2, Albert P. Chen1, 2, Pieter Pels2, Charles H. Cunningham3, Daniel B. Vigneron1, 2, Sarah J.

Nelson1, 2

1UCSF/UCB Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, San Francisco, California, USA; 2UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA; 3Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
11:36 66.

Optimized Outer Volume Suppression for Slice Selective MRSI

Anke Henning1, Michael Schär1, 2, Rolf F. Schulte1, Klaas P. Pruessmann1, Peter Boesiger1

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Kanton Zurich, Switzerland; 2John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
11:48 67.

3D SENSE Spectroscopic Imaging with Acceleration in Three Dimensions

Ulrike Dydak1, Cecilia Possanzini2, Sebastian Kozerke1, Marijn Kruiskamp2, Dieter Meier1, Roger Luechinger1,

Peter Boesiger1

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 2Philips Medical Systems, Best, Netherlands

12:00 68.

Improvement in Multi-Slice 2D SENSE-MR Spectroscopic Imaging at 3T Using Frequency-Modulated Refocusing Pulses

Richard Anthony Edward Edden1, James Murdoch2, Peter B. Barker1

1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
12:12 69.

High-Speed Volumetric Proton Echo Planar Spectroscopic Imaging (PEPSI) with RF Sensitivity Encoding Along Two

Spatial Dimensions

Ricardo Otazo1, 2, Ramiro Jordon2, Stefan Posse1, 3

1The MIND Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; 2University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; 3University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
12:24 70.

Single-Shot Interleaved Gradient Compensation of Susceptibility Induced Spectral Line Broadening in Proton

Spectroscopic Echo-Planar Imaging (PEPSI)

Arvind Caprihan1, 2, Ting Li2, Stefan Posse2, 3

1New Mexico Resonance, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; 2The MIND Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; 3University of New

Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

12:36 71.

Fast 3D 1H Spectroscopic Imaging of the Human Brain at 3 Tesla Using “spectroscopic Missing Pulse –  SSFP” with 3D

Spatial Selection

Christian Schuster1, 2, Wolfgang Dreher1, 2, Dieter Leibfritz1, 2

1University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany; 2Center of Advanced Imaging (CAI), Bremen, Germany
12:48 72.

Spectral-Spatial Excitation and Refocusing for Reduced Volume Mis-Registration at 7 Tesla

Charles H. Cunningham1, Daniel B. Vigneron2, Albert P. Chen2, Duan Xu2, Michael Lustig1, Douglas A. Kelley3,

John M. Pauly1

1Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; 2UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; 3GE Healthcare Technologies, San Francisco, California, USA