Grappa stands for generalized auto calibrating partially parallel acquisition. It speeds of acquisition by under sampling the acquisition data in case base and exploiting parallel imaging technique that acquires parallel information in case base from different coil elements. In non accelerating imaging all points in K space are required and grappa. A reference scan is obtained first. This is a low resolution image where all case based points are acquired. Then Undersampling starts in the phase encoding direction. For two D imaging with an acceleration factor of two, Grampa acquires data from every other line in K space. For 3D image Ng with an acceleration factor of two by two grappa Additionally, subsamples data in the partition encoding direction. An algorithm then projects the full image information. It fills in the gaps by combining information of the acquired data points from multiple coil elements. With Grampa, this is done in the frequency space or case space before the image is transformed to image space via Fourier transformation. Here, Grampa differs from another parallel imaging method, since performs this combination. After image reconstruction, Grampa saves acquisition time and almost all clinical applications, it performs well in small field of use. An inhomogenous regions compared to a fully encoded image. However, Grampa is associated with signal to noise ratio loss. So choose the acceleration factor wisely for a good compromise between temporal and spatial resolution in the different clinical applications. For example, you can achieve P 83 for the knee or P82 for the spine.

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