Simultaneous in vivo spectral editing and water suppression.

  title={Simultaneous in vivo spectral editing and water suppression.},
  author={Matthew F. Mescher and Hellmut Merkle and Jordan Kirsch and Michael Garwood and Rolf Gruetter},
  journal={NMR in biomedicine},
  volume={11 6},
Water suppression is typically performed in vivo by exciting the longitudinal magnetization in combination with dephasing, or by using frequency-selective coherence generation. MEGA, a frequency-selective refocusing technique, can be placed into any pulse sequence element designed to generate a Hahn spin-echo or stimulated echo, to dephase transverse water coherences with minimal spectral distortions. Water suppression performance was verified in vivo using stimulated echo acquisition mode… CONTINUE READING
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