New Developments in Thermal Therapy

Room B 212-213         16:30 - 18:30                                    Chairs: Kullervo Hynynen and Sherif G. Nour

16:30         146.      Evaluation of “Referenceless” Thermometry in MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery of Uterine Fibroids - not available

Nathan McDannold1, Clare Tempany1, Ferenc Jolesz1, Kullervo Hynynen1

1Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


16:42         147.      Referenceless Thermometry in the Presence of Phase Discontinuities Between Water and Fat

Viola Rieke1, Anthony B. Ross2, William H. Nau2, Chris J. Diederich2, Graham Sommer1, Kim Butts1

1Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; 2University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA


16:54         148.      Absolute Thermal Mapping Using the MR Scanner - not available

AbdElMonem El-Sharkawy1, Paul Sotiriadis1, Bensheng Qiu2, Ergin Atalar, 1,2

1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


17:06         149.      Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Temperature Changes Using TmDOTMA- - not available

Sait Kubilay Pakin1, Shahryar Khan Hekmatyar1, Andriy M. Babsky1, Paige Nicole Hopewell1, Navin Bansal1

1Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA


17:18         150.      Magnetic Resonance Temperature Imaging of Light Activated Nanoshell Thermal Therapy - not available

R. Jason Stafford1, D. Patrick O'Neal2, John D. Hazle1

1The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA; 2Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc., Houston, Texas, USA


17:30         151.      RF Ablation Current Visualization at 0.5T

Greig Scott1, Karl Vigen2, Albert Chen1

1Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; 2University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA


17:42         152.      A Trans-Rectal Focused Ultrasound Probe for MR-Guided Ablation of the Prostate - not available

Joseph E. Piel1, Randy O. Giaquinto1, Ronald D. Watkins1, Patrick Gross2, Renee Guhde1, Robert D. Darrow1,

Paul Bishop1, Narter Ari3, Xuli Zong1, Terry M. Topka1, Charles L. Dumoulin1

1General Electric, Niskayuna, New York, USA; 2General Electric, Munich, Bavaria, Germany; 3General Electric, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA


17:54         153.      Pre-Clinical Testing of a Phased Array Ultrasound System for MRI-Guided Noninvasive Surgery of the Brain - A Primate Study - not available

Kullervo Hynynen1, Nathan McDannold1, Greg Clement1, Ferenc Jolesz1, Eyal Zadicario2, Ron J. Killiany3,

Tara L. Moore3, Douglas L. Rosene3

1Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 2InSightec, Haifa, Israel; 3Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


18:06         154.      Multiparametric Proton and Sodium MRI of Uterine Fibroids Pre- And Post-Treatment - not available

Michael A. Jacobs1, Ronald Ouwerkerk1, Paul A. Bottomley1, Hyun S. Kim1

1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


18:18         155.      Rapid MR Elastography Methods During MRI Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery

Yuan Le1, Kevin J. Glaser1, Joel P. Felmlee1, Olivier Rouviere2, Armando Manduca1, Shigao Chen1,

Richard L. Ehman1

1Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA; 2Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France