MR Angiography: Pushing the Limits

Room 6D         16:30 - 18:30                 Chairs: Elizabeth Hecht and Susanne C. Ladd


Prog #

16:30 564.

Cardiovascular Whole-Body MRI with Parallel Acquisition Techniques (PAT) and Matrix-Coils at 3 Tesla: Comparison to 1.5


Harald Kramer1, Sabine Weckbach1, Henrik J. Michaely1, Konstantin Nikolaou1, Maximilian F. Reiser1,

Stefan O. Schoenberg1

1University Hospital of Munich - Grosshadern Campus, Munich, Germany, Germany
16:42 565.

Scout-Less Stepping Table Whole-Body Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography

Wei Li1, 2, Anthony T. Vu3, Eugene Dunkle1, Robert R. Edelman1, 2

1Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA; 2Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 3GE Healthcare, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA
16:54 566.

Whole Body MR Angiography at 3.0T on a 32 Channel System: Initial Results

Kambiz Nael1, Roya Saleh1, Michael Fenchel1, Mayil Krishnam1, Gerhard Laub2, Stefan G. Ruehm1, John Paul Finn1

1David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA; 2Siemens, Los Angeles, California, USA
17:06 567.

Contrast-Enhanced Supraaortic MRA at 3.0T Using 8-Channel and 16-Channel Neurovascular Coils and Parallel Acquisition

with Acceleration Factors Ranging from 1 to 9

Winfried A. Willinek1, Jürgen Gieseke1, Dariusch R. Hadizadeh1, Marcus von Falkenhausen1, Marco Nijenhuis2, Romhild Hoogeveen2, Horst

Urbach1, Hans H. Schild1

1University of Bonn, Bonn, NRW, Germany; 2Philips Medical Systems, Best, NL, Netherlands
17:18 568.

A Parallel Acquisition Optimized Peripheral Vascular Coil for Combination Time Resolved and High Resolution Peripheral


Jeffrey Harold Maki1, 2, Gregory J. Wilson3, Romhild Maki Hoogeveen4, William B. Eubank1, 2, David J. Glickerman1, 2, Joseph

Whitnah2, Mark B. Mathis2, Cecil E. Hayes2

1Puget Sound VAHCS, Seattle, Washington, USA; 2University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 3Philips Medical, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; 4Philips Medical, Best, Netherlands
17:30 569.

Carotid Artery Disease: Effects of Doubling and Tripling Spatial Resolution in 3D Contrast-Enhanced Elliptical Centric

Magnetic Resonance Angiography

Brad Hnatiuk1, Derek Emery1, Alan Wilman1

1University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
17:42 570.

3D Time-Resolved Contrast-Enhanced MRA with Sliding Subtraction

Ty Allen Cashen1, James C. Carr2, Matthew T. Walker2, John K. Hopkins2, Wanyong Shin1, Timothy J. Carroll1, 2

1Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 2Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

17:54 571.

“Shoot and Scoot” MR Angiography: Clinical Experience in a Symptomatic Population with Peripheral Vascular Disease

Jean Michel M. Serfaty1, Jean Pierre P. Laissy1, Pelin Aksit2, Elisabeth Schouman-Claeys1, Patrice Hervo3

1University Hospital of Bichat, Paris, France; 2GE Healthcare Technology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 3GE Healthcare Technology, Buc, France
18:06 572.

A Curved Thigh Cuff for Suppressing Venous Enhancement on Peripheral MRA

Martin R. Prince1, Hale Ersoy2, Honglei Zhang1, Hui Xu3, Minh Chao1, Kiyarash Mohajer1, Bernard Ho1

1Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA; 2Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 3Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
18:18 573.

Intraindividual Comparison of High-Spatial Resolution Abdominal MRA at 1.5T and 3.0T

Henrik Jakob Michaely1, Harald Kramer1, Kambiz Nael2, Sabine Weckbach1, Maximilian F. Reiser1,

Stefan O. Schoenberg1

1University of Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany; 2UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA