Analysis of the Precision of Variable Flip Angle T1 Mapping with Emphasis on the Noise Propagated from RF Transmit Field Maps

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Lee, Yoojin; Callaghan, Martina F.; Nagy, Zoltan;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience,volume 11 (issn: 1662-453X, eissn: 1662-453X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-146619, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00106, pmc: PMC5343565
  • Subject: Department of Economics | error propagation | 330 Economics | B1+, map, T1 map, error propagation, uncertainty, precision, variable flip angle | Neuroscience | B1+ map | B-1(+) map, T-1 map, error propagation, uncertainty, precision, variable flip angle, lattice relaxation-times, high-resolution t-1, radiofrequency field, steady-state, spin-lattice, magnetic-resonance, ernst equation, accuracy, brain, flash | precision | variable flip angle | Original Research | uncertainty | T1 map

In magnetic resonance imaging, precise measurements of longitudinal relaxation time (T1) is crucial to acquire useful information that is applicable to numerous clinical and neuroscience applications. In this work, we investigated the precision of T1 relaxation time as ... View more
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