Lung Imaging and Function

Room B 212-213         11:00 - 13:00                                  Chairs: Eduard de Lange and Martyn N.J. Paley

11:00         43.        MRI "Spirometry" for Regional Pulmonary Function Analysis - not available

Abram Voorhees1, Jing An1, Kenneth I. Berger1, Roberta Goldring1, Qun Chen1

1New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA


11:12         44.        Thermally Polarized 3He Magnetic Resonance Elastography: Initial Feasibility

Brian C. Goss1, Kiaran P. McGee1, Roger C. Grimm1, Phillip J. Rossman1, Richard L. Ehman1

1Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA


11:24         45.        Gadolinium Enhanced SPI to Assess Lung Ventilation

Anthony Price1, Alan White2, Albert Busza2, Peter Morris1

1University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK; 2GSK, Welwyn, UK


11:36         46.        1.5 Tesla Can Do Too – Measuring Quantitative Regional Lung Ventilation by AVI (Alveolar Ventilation Imaging) – Phantom Data and Results of a Feasibility Study in 10 Patients - not available

Hans-Georg Topf1, Maren Zapke1, Rainer Kuth2, Peter Kreisler2, Michael Deimling2, Bernhard Geiger3,

Christophe Chefd´otel3, Thomas Rupprecht4

1University Children´s Hospital, Erlangen, Germany; 2Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany; 3Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, New Jersey, USA; 4Children´s Hospital, Bayreuth, Germany


11:48         47.        Measuring the Progression of Emphysema in a Canine Model with 3He Diffusion MRI - not available

Jason C. Woods1, Dmitriy A. Yablonskiy1, Cliff K. Choong1, James C. Hogg3, Joel D. Cooper1, Mark S. Conradi1

1Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; 2St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


12:00         48.        Hyperpolarized He-3 ADC in a Rabbit Model of Emphysema: Evaluation of Progression and Sensitivity in an 8-Week Study - not available

Jaime Mata1, Tally Altes1, Jing Cai1, Wolfgang Recheis2, Eric Hoffman2, Michael Salerno3, James Brookeman1, Gordon Cates1, William Tobias1, John Mugler III1

1University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; 2University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; 3Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA


12:12         49.        Quantitative Analysis of Regional Airways Obstruction Using Dynamic Hyperpolarized 3He MRI - Preliminary Results in Children with Cystic Fibrosis - not available

Panos Koumellis1, Edwin JR van Beek1, 2, Neil Woodhouse1, Stan Fichele1, Andrew J. Swift1, Catherine Hill1,

Martyn NJ Paley1, Chris Taylor1, Jim M. Wild1

1University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK; 2University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA


12:24         50.        SSFP Imaging with Hyperpolarized 3He : Experiments and Simulations

Jim M. Wild1, Larry Kasuboski2, Kevin Teh1, Neil Woodhouse1, Stan Fichele1, Martyn NJ Paley1

1University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK; 2Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


12:36         51.        Anisotrophic Diffusion in Human Lungs Using 3He MR Spectroscopy - not available

Dattesh D. Shanbhag1, Talissa A. Altes1, Jaime F. Mata1, G Wilson Miller1, Jack Knight-Scott1

1University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA


12:48         52.        Imaging V/Q by Mapping the T1 of Inert Fluorinated Gases

Natalie L. Adolphi1, Dean O. Kuethe1

1New Mexico Resonance, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA