Suchandrima Banerjee^{1}

With the increasing use of multicoil array for MR signal reception, and motivated by the need to increase acquisition speed, parallel imaging has become as essential part of MR scans. This talk will aim to impart basic understanding and develop an intuition for underlying concepts of parallel imaging reconstruction with a focus on most widely used methods such as SENSE and GRAPPA. Dynamic acceleration and extension to non-cartesian trajectories will be touched upon and the impact of parallel imaging reconstruction on signal-to-noise will be discussed.

__Outcome/Objectives:__

-To provide a brief background on parallel imaging developments.

-To introduce various methods of parallel imaging, and discuss the similarities and differences between the methods

-To discuss SNR measurement for images obtained with Parallel Imaging

-To help develop an understanding of the use cases and limitations of highly accelerated imaging

__Purpose:__

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