Mri-based Fat Double Bond Mapping

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Techniques, apparatus and systems are described for using parameters including chain length, number of double bonds and number of double-double bonds of a complex, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-generated fat spectrum to determine the composition and properties of fat and to perform various diagnostic functions. In one aspect, a method using MRI to characterize fat includes acquiring a magnetic resonance (MR) image that includes MR data from a target, determining fat characterization parameters based on the acquired MR data, and using the determined fat characterization parameters to produce a relationship between regions of fat and/or water in the MR image.


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  • Publication: Sep 12, 2017
  • Application: Nov 7, 2011
    US US 201113883273 A
  • Priority: Nov 7, 2011
    US US 201113883273 A
  • Priority: Nov 7, 2011
    US US 2011/0059660 W
  • Priority: Nov 5, 2010
    US US 41066410 P

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