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Diagram of the MARzss method.

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posted on 17.04.2019, 17:40 by Ningzhi Li, Linqing Li, Yan Zhang, Maria Ferraris Araneta, Christopher Johnson, Jun Shen

The first part is the interleaved RF and gradient pulses (iPFG) train, where FA is the flip angle of each radio frequency (RF) pulse and G is the field gradient inserted between two RF pulses in the train. G is applied in the z direction. Water suppression is applied following the iPFG train. Steady state longitudinal magnetization is measured by a point-resolved spectroscopy (PRESS) sequence optimized for Glu detection at 7 Tesla.