Hyperpolarized Gas Imaging in the Lung

Room A102
11:00 – 13:00

Chairs: James R. Brookeman and John P. Mugler, III

11:00 4. Young Investigator Awards Finalist: Probing Lung Physiology with Xenon Polarization Transfer Contrast (XTC), K. Ruppert, J.R. Brookeman, K.D. Hagspiel and J.P. Mugler III, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
11:20 5. Young Investigator Awards Finalist: Hyperpolarized 3He MR Lung Ventilation Imaging in Asthmatics: Preliminary Findings, T.A. Altes, P.L. Powers, J. Knight-Scott, G. Rakes, T.A.E. Platts-Mills, E.E. de Lange, B.A. Alford, J.P. Mugler, III and J.R. Brookeman.
11:40 6. 100% Oxygen-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Lung, Y. Ohno, K. Sugimura, D. Takenaka, T. Yoshikawa, Y. Kojima, A. Motoyama and S. Adachi, University of Kobe, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.
11:52 7. Breathhold 19F-MRI of Porcine Lungs Ventilated with Fluorinated Gas (SF6), W.G. Schreiber, B. Eberle, K. Markstaller, S. Laukemper-Ostendorf, N. Weiler, A. Scholz, K. Bürger, H-U. Kauczor and M. Thelen, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.
12:04 8. Simultaneous Dynamic Regional Measurements of Both Lung Ventilation and Perfusion Using
Laser-Polarized He3,
M. Viallon, Y. Berthezène, M. Décorps, M. Wiart, V. Callot, M. Bourgeois, H. Humblot, A. Briguet and Y. Crémillieux, Université Claude Bernard and Creatis, Lyon France; Unité INSERM and Institut Laüe-Langevin, Grenoble, France.
12:16 9. Detection of Regional Microstructural Changes of the Lung in Emphysema Using Hyperpolarized ³He Diffusion MRI, M. Salerno, J.R. Brookeman, E.E. de Lange, J. Knight-Scott and J.P. Mugler III, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
12:28 10. Perfusion Assessment Using Hyperpolarized ³He Microspheres, M.S. Chawla, G.P. Cofer, L.W. Hedlund, J.K. Tajik, M.B. Kerby, T.B. Ottoboni and G.A. Johnson, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA and Point Biomedical Corporation, San Carlos, CA, USA.
12:40 11. MRI of Laser-Polarized 129Xe: Pulmonary Applications, S.D. Swanson, M.S. Rosen, R.C. Welsh and T.E. Chupp, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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