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In vivo quantitative Magnetisation Transfer in the cervical spinal cord using reduced Field-of-View imaging: a feasibility study

Battiston, M; Grussu, F; Fairney, J; Prados, F; Ourselin, S; Cercignani, M; Wheeler-Kingshott, CAA; (2016) In vivo quantitative Magnetisation Transfer in the cervical spinal cord using reduced Field-of-View imaging: a feasibility study. Presented at: 24th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Singapore. Green open access

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Abstract

Quantitative Magnetization Transfer (qMT) Imaging techniques offer the possibility to estimate tissue macromolecular fraction, which has been shown to be specific for myelin in the brain and spinal cord. To date, applications of qMT in the spinal cord have been hampered by prohibitive protocol duration. We propose a novel approach for qMT in the spinal cord based on the combination of offresonance saturation a small field-of-view imaging, with the potential of reducing scan time needed to perform qMT in the spinal cord.

Type: Conference item (Presentation)
Title: In vivo quantitative Magnetisation Transfer in the cervical spinal cord using reduced Field-of-View imaging: a feasibility study
Event: 24th Annual Meeting of ISMRM
Location: Singapore
Dates: 07 May 2016 - 13 May 2016
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://www.ismrm.org/16/program_files/O13.htm
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology > Neuroinflammation
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Med Phys and Biomedical Eng
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1496889
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