QSM

Quantitative susceptibility mapping

As acquired

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B0 field map

QSM

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B0 field map

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QSM

Shimming in Neuro-applications

  • Regular scanner shimming with 2nd order shimming

  • 16-ch Elara neuro-shim coils driven with Jupiter shim amplifiers

B0 Field Improvements

  • Reduced frequency shift in the frontal cortex

  • More homogeneous magnetic field

QSM Improvements

  • Artificial bright spots are reduced

  • Artificial dark streaks are reduced

  • Reduced blurring

  • Better tissue delineation

Acquired at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)