Rapid magnetic resonance quantification on the brain: Optimization for clinical usage

@article{Warntjes2008RapidMR,
  title={Rapid magnetic resonance quantification on the brain: Optimization for clinical usage},
  author={J B M Warntjes and Olof Dahlqvist Leinhard and Janne West and Peter Lundberg},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={60}
}
A method is presented for rapid simultaneous quantification of the longitudinal T1 relaxation, the transverse T2 relaxation, the proton density (PD), and the amplitude of the local radio frequency B1 field. All four parameters are measured in one single scan by means of a multislice, multiecho, and multidelay acquisition. It is based on a previously reported method, which was substantially improved for routine clinical usage. The improvements comprise of the use of a multislice spin‐echo… 
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