Comparison of 1.5 and 8 Tesla High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Lacunar Infarcts

  title={Comparison of 1.5 and 8 Tesla High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Lacunar Infarcts},
  author={Donald W. Chakeres and Amir M. Abduljalil and Peter Novak and Vera Novak},
  journal={Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography},
Purpose We present a case report comparing 1.5 fast spin-echo (FSE) and high-resolution 8 Tesla (T) gradient echo (GE) MRI of a patient with multiple lacunar infarcts. Methods A 51-year-old man with a history of previous lacunar infarctions was studied with two-dimensional Fourier transform axial 8 T GE MRI using the following parameters: 3 mm thick slices skip 3 mm, flip-angle approximately 20 degrees, TR 800 milliseconds, TE 12 milliseconds, 1024 × 1024 matrix, field of view (FOV) 20 cm, and… 

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