Quantitative T2 mapping of knee cartilage: Comparison between the synthetic MR imaging and the CPMG sequence

Seung Hyun Lee, Young Han Lee, Ho Taek Song, Jin Suck Suh

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Abstract

The purpose was to evaluate the feasibility of quantitative MRI T2 mapping based on the quantitative MRI (QRAPMASTER) sequence for the quantitative assessment of knee cartilage. The T2 values from the phantom study showed excellent correlation between the two techniques (r2 = 0.998). The cartilage T2 values exhibited strong correlations (r2 = 0.867–0.982). Quantitative MRI (qMRI) T2 mapping can be used as an alternative to multi-echo T2 mapping, with relatively short scan time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-349
Number of pages6
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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