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As higher temperatures are reached, thermal protein denaturation can cause irreversible T1 parameter changes due to structural changes in the surrounding proteins. Such changes cannot be separated in any easy fashion from the temperature-dependent changes that are happening concurrently, the result being a loss in the ability to quantitatively track the temperature as thermal coagulation occurs in the region of treatment. The spin-lattice relaxation time, T1, increases with increasing temperature.
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