Multi-Physics Multi-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Eyüboğlu B. M., Sadighi M.

ISMRM & SMRT Annual Meeting & Exhibition, 15 - 20 May 2021, pp.1-4

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-4
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, a Diffusion-Weighted (DW) Spin Echo (SE) based pulse sequence with current injection is proposed to combine data acquisitions of theDiffusion Tensor (

), current-induced magnetic flux density

and the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) flow imaging. The current density distribution(

) can be estimated from the measured

using the MRCDI method and the conductivity tensor can be reconstructed from the acquired

and theestimated

using the DT-MREIT method. The acquired results of an experimental phantom with anisotropic diffusion using DW-SE pulse sequenceshows that the proposed method could provide multi-contrast imaging based on multiple physical properties.