Efficient biphasic spin-echo magnetic resonance imaging

D. L. Parker, Gary R Caputo, P. R. Frederick

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The concept of temporal echo multiplexing is defined and used to develop rapid biphasic spin-echo sequences for imaging the heart. Three imaging sequences, based on four-echo and two-echo multiplexing and rapid single echo (i.e., conventional spin-echo imaging), are compared. Preliminary results indicate that two-echo multiplexing yields a significantly reduced acquisition time window with image quality that is only slightly inferior to single-echo imaging. Single-echo biphasic imaging results in the most consistent image quality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)98-113
Number of pages16
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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