IR TrueFISP with a golden‐ratio‐based radial readout: Fast quantification of T1, T2, and proton density

@article{Ehses2013IRTW,
  title={IR TrueFISP with a golden‐ratio‐based radial readout: Fast quantification of T1, T2, and proton density},
  author={Philipp Ehses and Nicole Seiberlich and Dan Ma and Felix Breuer and Peter M. Jakob and Mark A. Griswold and Vikas Gulani},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={69}
}
A promising approach for the simultaneous quantification of relative proton density (M0), T1, and T2 is the inversion‐recovery TrueFISP sequence, consisting of an inversion pulse followed by a series of balanced steady‐state free precession acquisitions. Parameters can then be obtained from a mono‐exponential fit to the series of images. However, a segmented acquisition is usually necessary, which increases the total acquisition time considerably. The goal of this study is to obtain M0, T1, and… 
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