Electron spin resonance imaging of tissues with lipid‐rich areas

  title={Electron spin resonance imaging of tissues with lipid‐rich areas},
  author={Goran Ba{\vc}i{\'c} and T M Walczak and F. Demsar and Harold M. Swartz},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
Electron spin resonance imaging and spectroscopy of lipid‐rich samples were studied at 9 GHz. Using both lipid‐ and aqueous‐soluble nitroxides good delincation of fat‐ and muscle‐rich regions of tissue was obtained. Several different principles can be used to differentiate between these types of tissues and potentially between different types of lip‐ids. These principles include lipophilicity of nitroxides, viscosity (which is higher in lipids), oxygen solubility (oxygen is four times more… Expand
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