Comparison of Magnetic Properties of MRI Contrast Media Solutions at Different Magnetic Field Strengths

  title={Comparison of Magnetic Properties of MRI Contrast Media Solutions at Different Magnetic Field Strengths},
  author={Martin Rohrer and Hans Bauer and Jan Mintorovitch and Martin Requardt and Hanns J. Weinmann},
  journal={Investigative Radiology},
Rationale and Objectives:To characterize and compare commercially available contrast media (CM) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in terms of their relaxivity at magnetic field strengths ranging from 0.47 T to 4.7 T at physiological temperatures in water and in plasma. Relaxivities also were quantified in whole blood at1.5 T. Methods:Relaxivities of MRI-CM were determined by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy at 0.47 T and MRI phantom measurements at 1.5 T, 3 T, and 4.7 T… 

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