MR Angiography

Hall C
Wednesday: 13:30 – 15:30

1781.   An Inversion-Prepped, ECG-Gated, Complex-Subtraction Method for Determining the Arrival Time of a Contrast Agent for CE MRA, F.R. Korosec, T.J. Carroll, T.M. Grist and C.A. Mistretta, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA.
1782.   Multiple Transit Time Detection by 3D Test-Bolus Scan with 1ml Gd-Injection, Y. Yuasa, A. Tanimoto, H. Shinmoto, T. Kurata, T. Yamashita, K. Kashima, K. Hiramatsu and A. Nozaki, Keio University and GE Yokogawa Medical Systems, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1783.   Experimental Contrast Curve Design for the Evaluation of Vessel Contrast and Artifact in Three Dimensional Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography, O. Al-Kwifi and A.H. Wilman, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
1784.   3D MR Angiography with Nonselective Excitation, O. Heid, Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany.
1785.   Background Suppression for Two-Dimensional Contrast-Enhanced MRA, C. Bos, C.J.G. Bakker and M.A. Viergever, University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands.
1786.   MRI with Contrast Enhancement May Detect Neovasculature in Atherosclerotic Plaque, C. Yuan, M.S. Ferguson, K.R. Maravilla, J.H. Maki and T.S. Hatsukami, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
1787.   Resolution Requirements for Grading Stenoses in 3D CE-MRA, G.J. Wilson, D. Haynor and J.H. Maki, Puget Sound VA Medical Center and University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
1788.   Multiphase 3D Contrast Enhanced Renal MR Angiography: A Comparison Between Cartesian and Spiral Readout, M. Amann, F. Floemer, M. Bock, S.O. Schoenberg and L.R. Schad, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (dkfz), Heidelberg, Germany.
1789.   Optimization of Gadolinium-Enhanced MR Angiography by Manipulation of Acquisition and Scan Delay Times, J.M. Lee, Y. Chang and D.S. Kang, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea.
1790.   High Resolution Carotid Magnetic Resonance Angiography - The Effect of Breath-Holding on Image Quality, J. Beland, J. Carr, G. Laub and J.P. Finn, Northwestern University Medical School and Siemens Medical Systems, Chicago, IL, USA.
1791.   High-Resolution Carotid Artery MRA; Comparison with Fast Dynamic Acquisition, J. Wikström, L.O. Johansson, S. Rossitti, S. Karacagil and H. Ahlström, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden and Nycomed Imaging A/S, Oslo, Norway.
1792.   The Effect of Injection Profiles on Carotid Artery CE-MRA, L.D. Jou, J. Stroud, S. Berger and D. Saloner, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA and University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.
1793.   The Effect of Injection Rate on Contrast Enhanced Peripheral MRA, T.J. Carroll, F.R. Korosec, J.S. Swan and C.A. Mistretta, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA and Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
1794.   Comparison of TOF MRA and CE MRA with 3-D X-ray Angiography: an In Vitro Study, D.W. Holdsworth, M. Cole, C.J.D. Norley and B.K. Rutt, University of Western Ontario and John P. Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario., Canada.
1795.   Contrast-enhanced 2D MR-DSA of the Thoracic Lesion, S. Kitano, S. Hirohashi, K. Ueda, Y. Nishimoto, J. Okamoto and H. Uchida, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan and Siemens-Asahi Medical Technologies Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1796.   Real-Time MR Imaging with Radial Scanning in Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Early Results, P. Haage, A. Bücker, G. Adam, A. Glowinski, T. Schäffter, S. Weiß and R.W. Günther, University of Technology, Aachen, Germany and Philips Research Laboratories, Hamburg, Germany.
1797.   Ultra-Fast Three-Dimensional Digital Subtraction MR Angiography to Evaluate Aortic Dissections, H. Masunaga, Y. Takehara, H. Isoda, S. Isogai, N. Kodaira, H. Takeda, H. Sakahara and A. Nozaki, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan and GE Yokogawa Medical Systems, Tokyo, Japan.
1798.   MR Pulmonary Angiography Without Contrast Materials: Separate Demonstration of the Pulmonary Arteries and Veins, Y. Kurihara, Y.K. Yakushiji, I. Tani, H. Niimi, H. Arakawa, J. Matsumoto, Y. Nakajima and K. Hirose, St. Marianna University, Kawasaki, Japan and Toshiba Medical System, Tokyo, Japan.
1799.   Simulation of Optimized Time-Resolved Segmented Elliptical-Centric 3D TRICKS for Abdominal MRA, O. Wieben, W.F. Block and C.A. Mistretta, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.
1800.   Contrast Enhanced Renal MRA Compared to X-Ray Angiography and Intraarterial Pressure Measurements, H. Eklöf, L.O. Johansson, S. Karacagil, R. Nyman and H. Ahlström, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden and Nycomed Imaging A/S, Oslo, Norway.
1801.   Quantification of the Perfusion of the Renal Cortex during Gd-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography in the Assessment of Renal Function, S.W.C. van den Dool, M.N.J.M. Wasser, J. Hoekstra and R.J. van der Geest, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
1802.   Magnetic Resonance Angiography for the Diagnosis of Renal Artery Stenosis: A Meta-Analysis, K.T. Tan, E.J.R. van Beek, P.W.G. Brown, O.M. van Delden and L.E. Ramsay, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK and Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1803.   3D Contrast Enhanced MR Angiography of the Superior Mesenteric and Celiac Arteries: Identification and Significance of Median Arcuate Ligament Compression, L.A. Kramer, S.M. Haidry, E. Bass, E.T. Tamm and A.M. Cohen, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA.
1804.   Review of Major Diagnostic Tests in Renovascular Hypertension, G.B.C. Vasbinder, P.J. Nelemans and J.M.A. van Engelshoven, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
1805.   Fast 3D Time-Resolved Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography of the Abdominal Vasculature Using SENSE, A. Kassner, K.P. Pruessmann, M. Weiger, G. Roditi, T. Lawton, A. Reid and P. Boesiger, Philips Medical Systems, London, UK; University and ETH, Zurich, Switzerland and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.
1806.   Improved Signal Uniformity in Pelvic MR Angiography Using Dual Station Transit Time Measurements, J. Wikström, L.O. Johansson, S. Karacagil and H. Ahlström, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden and Nycomed Imaging A/S, Oslo, Norway.
1807.   Automated Region-Specific VTRAC Segmentation on Peripheral MRA, J. Du, Y. Mazaheri, T.J. Carroll, E. Esparza Coss, T.M. Grist and C.A. Mistretta, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.
1808.   Image Subtraction in Contrast-Enhanced Peripheral MRA, T. Leiner, K. Yiu, J.A.M. Ho and J.M.A. van Engelshoven, Academic Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
1809.   Segmentation of Arteries from Veins in Contrast-Enhanced 3-D Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Lower Extremities, J. Svensson, P. Leander, F. Ståhlberg, C. Thomsen, S. Sjöberg and L.E. Olsson, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden; Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden and Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1810.   Moving Table Gd-Enhanced MR Angiography of the Lower Extremities: A Combination 3D and 2D Technique - Preliminary Results, J.H. Maki, J.H. Ephron, D.J. Glickerman, P.D. Baker and G.J. Wilson, Puget Sound VA Medical Center and University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA and Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA.
1811.   A Prospective Comparison of Highly-Optimized Bolus-Chase MRA with Infrapopliteal 2D TOF MRA in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease, D.A. Roberts, D. Leung, J. Solomon, M. Sehgal, M. Farner, R. Baum, J. Carpenter, R. Fairman, M. Golden and M.D. Schnall, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
1812.   High-Resolution Gd-Enhanced 3D Elliptical Centric MRA of the Infrapopliteal Arteries: Lessons for Improving Bolus-Chase Multi-Station Peripheral MRA, M.N. Hood, V.B. Ho, T.K.F. Foo, J.M. Czum, H.B. Marcos, S. Hess and P.L. Choyke, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA and GE Medical Systems, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
1813.   Bolus-Chasing CEMRA of the Peripheral Artery System: Comparison with I.A. DSA in 50 Patients with Peripheral Artery Occlusive Disease, J.C. Steffens, J. Brossmann, B. Oberscheid and M. Hellerm Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany.
1814.   Toward an Objective Measure of Image Quality for Peripheral Vascular MRA, C.A. Webster, N. Merchant, D.S. Kucey and G.A. Wright, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1815.   Gadolinium-Enhanced 3D MR Angiography of Pediatric Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations, R.N. Low, M.O. Senac Jr., L.F. Eichenfield, S.F. Freidlander and B.B. Cunningham, Sharp and Children's MRI Center and Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA.
1816.   Selective Contrast-Enhanced MRA in an Animal Model, C. Bos, C.J.G. Bakker, H.F.M. Smits and M.A. Viergever, University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands.
1817.   Assessment of Central Venous Occlusion by Injection of Dilute Contrast Material into the Upper Extremities: "Direct" 3D MR Venography, J.F.M. Meaney, M. Kouwenhoven, A. Radjenovic, S.P. McPherson, D. Dambitis, J. Cullingworth, A. Kassner and J.P. Ridgway, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK.
1818.   Phase II Studies of Gadobenate Dimeglumine (MultiHance) for MR Angiography, M.V. Knopp, H. von Tengg-Kobligk, S.O. Schoenberg, F. Floemer and R. Hentrich, German Cancer Research Center (dkfz) Heidelberg, Germany; The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA and Bracco-Byk Gulden, Konstanz, Germany.
1819.   Dose Response Analysis of a Superparamagnetic Contrast Agent for MR Angiography, M.V. Knopp, F. Floemer, S.O. Schoenberg, H. von Tengg Kobligk, M. Bock, C. Wunsch, G. Richter, V. Hoffmann and
S. McGill,
German Cancer Research Center (dkfz) and University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany; The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA and Nycomed-Amersham, Oslo, Norway.
1820.   MRI Structure Analysis of Thrombi in the Superficial Femoral Artery Before Thrombolytic Treatment M. Kozak, A. Blinc, I. Ser¹a, U. Mikac and M. ©urlan, University of Ljubljana Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
1821.   Improved MRA Using Fat-Suppressed MTC Pulse and SLINKY Acquisition, A. Ishikawa, K. Takeo, S. Kohno, N. Iijima, A. Kasai, A. Fujita and K. Liu, Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, Japan and Picker International Inc., Highland Heights, OH, USA.
1822.   Accuracy of MR Oximetry after Resuscitation with a Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carrier, F.P. Chan, J.S. Jahr, B. Driessen, D.A. Daunt and K.C.P. Li, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA; U.C. Davis Medical Center, Davis, CA, USA and University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA, USA.
1823.   EPI-TOF MR-Angiography Has Superior CNR and SNR Compared to Standard FFE-TOF Carotid MR-Angiography, A.D. Blankholm, E. Lundorf, J. Solgaard, J. Kværness and E.M. Pedersen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark and Philips Medico, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1824.   High Resolution MRA with SLINKY and Dedicated Phased Array Coils, K. Liu, T. Cull and C.K. Anand, Picker Medical System, Cleveland, OH, USA.
1825.   Dual VENC Phase Contrast Angiography for Arterial and Venous Discrimination, Y. Zhang, T. Foo, V. Ho, H. Marcos, J. Butman and P. Choyke, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD USA; GE Medical Systems, Milwaukee, WI, USA and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA.
1826.   Artifacts due to Reverse Flow in the Artery and Their Correction in TOF Angiography with Presaturation of the Vein, K.J. Jung, J.K. Lee and S.T. Chung, Medison, Co., Seoul, Korea.
1827.   Control of Angular Undersampling Artifacts in Projection-Based Angiography by Iterative Reconstruction, J.E. Holden, O. Unal, D.C. Peters and T.R. Oakes, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.
1828.   Flow Relaxographic Angiography, J-H. Lee, M.K. Sammi and C.S. Springer, Jr., Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA and State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA.
1829.   Effects of Gradient Moment Nulling in 3D Half-Fourier FSE "Bright Blood" Imaging, Y. Machida, H. Kanazawa, Y. Kassai, H. Takai, S. Sugiura and M. Miyazaki, Toshiba, Tochigi, Japan.
1830.   Angiographic Study of the Thermoregulatory Function of the Rat Tail, G. Vanhoutte, M. Verhoye, E. Raman and A. Van der Linden, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.

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