A Focus on MR Engineering
Room 4A Thursday 13:30 - 15:30



Prog #


13:30 3542 6

Digital Wireless Transmission for MRI

Juan Wei1, Bing Wu1, Jing Yuan1, Gary X. Shen1

1The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China
13:30 3543 7

RF Coil Interface for Translational Research on Clinical MR Systems

David Michael Peterson1, Robert J. Fitzsimmons1, Jeffrey R. Fitzsimmons1

1University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

13:30 3544 8

Time Constant Sensitivity of Eddy Current Characterizing Pulse Sequence

Daniel B. Ennis1, Marcus T. Alley1, Brian A. Hargreaves1, Norbert J. Pelc1

1Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

13:30 3545 9

Registration Technique of Endoscopic Scintillator on MRI Using Optical Position Sensor for Early Detection of

Gastrointestinal Stromal Cancer

Hiroshi Sato1, Hiroshi Watabe1, Noboru Teramoto1, Kazuhiro Koshino1, Akihide Yamamoto1, Jun-ichiro Enmi1,

Takao Goto2, Yuji Iwadate2, Tetsuji Tsukamoto2, Hidehiro Iida1

1National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita, Osaka, Japan; 2GE Yokogawa Medical Systems, Hino, Tokyo, Japan
14:00 3546 9

Feasibility and Challenges of Dual-Modality Pinhole SPECT / MRI Systems

James William Kristian Odegaard1, Parisa Jamali1, Hao Peng1, William Bradfield Handler1, Timothy J. Scholl1,

Blaine Alexander Chronik1

1University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
14:00 3547 8

Structural-Acoustic Analysis, Identification and Control of a 4T MRI Scanner

Mingfeng Li1, Teik C. Lim1, Christy K. Holland1, Suzanne E. Boyce1, Jing-Huei Lee1

1University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

14:00 3548 7

The Accuracy of Transmitter Gain Optimization at 7T

Douglas A C Kelley1

1GE Healthcare, San Francisco, California, USA

14:00 3549 6

A Helmet Coil with Reduced Out-Of-Volume Sensitivity for Human Brain Imaging at 7 T

Wolfgang Driesel1, Christopher John Wiggins2, Graham Charles Wiggins2, Lawrence L. Wald2, Toralf Mildner1, Harald E.

Möller1, 3

1Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 3University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany
14:30 3550 6

Comparison of Four Different Birdcage Type Coils

Wanzhan Liu1, Christopher M. Collins2, Michael B. Smith2

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; 2Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
14:30 3551 7

Parallel Transmit with a Single Exciter and a Multi-Channel Controller

Mika W. Vogel1, Dirk Lange1, Patrick Gross1, Florian Wiesinger1, Wolfgang Loew1, Hartmut Koenig1, Rolf Schulte1,

Ronald D. Watkins2

1GE Global Research, Munich, Bayern, Germany; 2GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, USA
14:30 3552 8

Sound Level Measurements in MR Scanners: A Comparative Study

Krzysztof R. Gorny1, Diana M. Lanners1, Matthew A. Bernstein1

1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

14:30 3553 9

A Novel Quantitative Method for Measuring the Torque Acting on Cardiovascular Implantable Devices in NMR


Rossella Canese1, Giuseppe D'Avenio1, Franca Podo1, Mauro Grigioni1

1Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
15:00 3554 9

Clinical Safety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Recently Placed Coronary Artery Stents

Donna S. Lesniak1, Brian A. Seeck1, Joseph A. Craft1, George S. Chrysant1, Robert J. Gropler1, Pamela K. Woodard1

1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
15:00 3555 8

MR Imaging of Mouse Heart In Vivo at 4.7T Using the Homebuilt RF Probehead and Gradient System

Sylwia Heinze-Paluchowska1, Tomasz Skorka1, Andrzej Jasinski1, 2, Roman Wiertek1, Piotr Skora1, Jacek Kiczek1,

Pawel Borowiec1

1H. Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics PAS, Krakow, Poland; 2Department of Dielectric and Biophysics, Pedagogical University, Krakow, Poland
15:00 3556 7

Slant-Slice Imaging with an Inhomogeneous Field

Charles L. Epstein1, Jeremy F. Magland2

1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; 2Hospital of the University of PA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
15:00 3557 6

Comparison of a TEM Head Coil with an 8 Channel Head Array Coil at 3 Tesla

Ralf Mekle1, 2, Rolf Gruetter1, 2

1Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; 2University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland