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Volume 18 (2004), Issue 2, Pages 133-142
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2004/348028

1H MRS phantom studies of BNCT 10B‒carrier, BPA–F using STEAM and PRESS MRS sequences: Detection limit and quantification

M. Timonen,1,2 A. Kangasmäki,1,3 S. Savolainen,1,2,3 and S. Heikkinen1,4

1Department of Radiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P.O. Box 340, FIN‒00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
2Department Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 64, FIN‒00014, Helsinki, Finland
3Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P.O. Box 580, FIN‒00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
4Advanced Magnetic Imaging Centre, Helsinki University of Technology, FIN‒02015 HUT, Espoo, Finland

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