Echo planar imaging of perfluorocarbons

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Abstract

Emulsions of perfluorotributylamine (FTBA) and perflubron were evaluated for their utility in 19F echo planar imaging. Fluorine images of the emulsions were obtained in a phantom and two mice that had been predosed. Both agents, but particularly perflubron, show potential for fluorine echo planar studies because of the long spin-spin relaxation times of the CF3 resonances. High resolution thin slice images obtained in as little as 26.6 ms are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1165-1173
Number of pages9
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging
Volume11
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Echo planar imaging (EPI)
  • F nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
  • Perflubron
  • Perfluorooctylbromide (PFOB)
  • Perfluorotributylamine (FTBA)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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