Increasing efficiency of parallel imaging for 2D multislice acquisitions

  title={Increasing efficiency of parallel imaging for 2D multislice acquisitions},
  author={Matthias Honal and Simon Bauer and Ute Ludwig and Jochen Leupold},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
Parallel imaging algorithms require precise knowledge about the spatial sensitivity variation of the receiver coils to reconstruct images with full field of view (FOV) from undersampled Fourier encoded data. Sensitivity information must either be given a priori, or estimated from calibration data acquired along with the actual image data. In this study, two approaches are presented, which require very little or no additional data at all for calibration in two‐dimensional multislice acquisitions… 

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