Myocardial Viability: Basic Science

Room C106
10:30 – 12:30

Chairs: Robert M. Judd and Maythem Saeed

10:30   310.  Simultaneously Monitoring Gd-DTPA-Induced T1 and T2* Signal Intensities Helps Assess Myocardial Viability, J. Mark, G. Dai, B. Xiang, J. Sun, J. Shen, N. Lazarow, W.G. Lindsay, R. Deslauriers and G. Tian, National Research Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton, OH, USA and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada.
10:42   311.  Determining Myocardial Viability in a Chronic Occlusion Canine Model Using MRI with a Constant Infusion of Gd-DTPA, K.S. Lekx, R.S. Pereira, F.S. Prato, J. Sykes and G. Wisenberg, Lawson Research Institute and St. Joseph's Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.
10:54   312.  The Gd-DTPA Partition Coefficient is Elevated in Chronical Infarction in Humans, S. Flacke, S.E. Fischer and C.H. Lorenz, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA and Philips Medical Systems, Best, The Netherlands.
11:06   313.  Dobutamine-stress MRI of the Heart in Cardiac-Specific VEGF Knock-Out Mice, S-P. Williams, H. Gerber, H. Steinmetz, J. Hoeffel, F. Giordano, P. Ruiz-Lozano, K. Chien, N. Ferrara, S. Bunting and N. van Bruggen, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA, USA and University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.
11:18   314.  Intraventricular Dispersion and Temporal Delay of Early Left Ventricular Filling After Acute Myocardial Infarction. Assessment by Magnetic Resonance Velocity Mapping, K. Houlind, P. Schroeder, H. Stødkilde-Jørgensen, P.K. Paulsen, H. Egeblad and E.M. Pedersen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark.
11:30   315.  MRI Assessment of Myocardial Blood Volume Changes During Hypoxia and Adenosine Challenge Using Steady-State Contrast Agent MION, B.P. Poncelet, T.G. Reese, J.B. Mandeville, J. Titus, C.J. Choi, R. Millea, P. Ledden, R. Weissleder, B.R. Rosen, T.J. Brady, H.L. Kantor and R.M. Weisskoff, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA and CIMIT, Boston, MA, USA.
11:42   316.  Manganese MRI Enhancement of the Mouse Heart During Dobutamine Inotropy, T.C.-C. Hu, R.G. Pautler, G.A. MacGowan and A.P. Koretsky, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA, USA and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
11:54   317.  Simultaneous Assessment of Myocardial Function and Tissue Characterization in a Canine Infarct Model Using MTC, C.R. Weiss, A.H. Aletras, J.F. London, J.L. Taylor, R. Wassmuth, R.S. Balaban and A.E. Arai, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
12:06   318.  Longitudinal Evaluation of LV Remodeling with MRI After Myocardial Infarction in the Rat: Quantification of Efficacy of ACE-Inhibition, C.H. Lorenz, K.J. Lunn, J.S. Allen, R.M. Setser, D.L. Davis, M.J. Scott and S.A. Wickline, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.
12:18   319.  T1 Reduced Properties of Methaemoglobin: Application to Direct MR Thrombus Imaging, A.R. Moody, P. Morgan, D. Fraser and B.J. Hunt, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK.

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