Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 2020 Jun 25;2(3):e190162. Epub 2020 Jun 25.
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Würzburg, Oberdürrbacher Strasse 6, 97080 Würzburg, Germany (J.F.H., S.V., C.M., L.M.P., T.A.B., H.K., A.M.W.); and Department of Application Development, Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany (T.B., J.P.).
Purpose: To evaluate three-dimensional (3D) ultrashort echo time (UTE) MRI regarding image quality and suitability for functional image analysis using gradient-echo sequences in breath-hold and with self-navigation.
Materials And Methods: In this prospective exploratory study, 10 patients (mean age, 21 years; age range, 5-58 years; five men) and 10 healthy control participants (mean age, 25 years; age range, 10-39 years; five men) underwent 3D UTE MRI at 3.0 T. Read More