CLINICAL SCIENCE FOCUS SESSION: MR Angiography: Why Use Gadolinium

Room 4C - 3,4         14:00 - 16:00                 Chairs: Mitsue Miyazaki and Freddy Stâhlberg


Prog #

14:00 506.

ECG-Gated High Resolution Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography of Thoracic Aorta

Elliott Groves1, Timothy Carroll1, Karin Dill1, Carina Yang1, Lincoln Diniz1, James Carr1

1Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
14:10 507.

Impact of ECG-Gating in Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography for the Assessment of the Left Atrium and the Pulmonary


Marcus Katoh1, Arno Buecker1, Georg Muehlenbruch1, Patrick Schauerte1, Rolf W. Guenther1, Elmar Spuentrup1

1RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany

14:20 508.

Free-Breathing Steady-State Free-Precession (SSFP) MR Angiography of the Renal Arteries Without Contrast Agent: A

Prospective Intraindividual Comparison with High-Spatial-Resolution Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography

Michael Wyss1, 2, Antonio Braghetti3, Mario Alerci3, Paolo Santini3, Marcello Di Valentino3, Romhild Hoogeveen4, Marcus Katoh5,

Augusto Gallino3, Rolf Wyttenbach3

1ETH and University, Zuerich, CH, Switzerland; 2Philips Medical Systems, Zuerich, CH, Switzerland; 3Ospedale San Giovanni, Bellinzona, CH, Switzerland; 4Philips Medical Systems, Best, DA, Netherlands; 5University Hospital, University of Technology, Aachen, D, Germany
14:30 509.

Navigator Steady State Free Precession for Renal Artery Screening - Has the Time Come?

Jeffrey Harold Maki1, 2, William B. Eubank1, 2, Romhild Maki Hoogeveen3, David J. Glickerman1, 2, Juan A. Millan2, Sudhakaer

Pipavath2, Gregory J. Wilson4

1Puget Sound VAHCS, Seattle, Washington, USA; 2University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 3Philips Medical, Best, Netherlands; 4Philips Medical, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
14:40 510.

Non-Gadolinium Enhanced MRA of the Distal Lower Extremities

Ruth P. Lim1, Elizabeth M. Hecht1, Jian Xu2, Samson Wong1, James S. Babb1, Bachir Taouli1, Stephen J. Drew1,

Tejas Parikh1, Vivian S. Lee1

1NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, USA; 2Siemens Medical Solutions USA, New York, New York, USA
14:50 511.

Time Resolved MRA for the Classification of Endoleaks After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Robert H. Siegelbaum1, Emil Cohen1, Shaun M. Honig1, Robert Lookstein1, Michael Marin1

1Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
15:00 512.

Effect of Dose Bisection at 3.0T on Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Renal Arteries

Christoph U. Herborn1, David M. Watkins2, Val M. Runge2, L Gill Naul2, Gerhard Adam1

1University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany; 2Scott and White Hospital, Temple, Texas, USA
15:10 513.

Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) of the Lower Extremities with Parallel Imaging and a Dedicated 36 Element

Matrix-Coil at 3 Tesla

Harald Kramer1, Bernd J. Wintersperger1, Volker Matschl2, Peter Schmitt2, Michele Picciolo1, Maximilian F. Reiser1, Stefan O.


1University Hospital of Munich - Grosshadern Campus, Munich, Germany, Germany; 2Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, Germany
15:20 514.

Prevalence and Distribution of Atherosclerotic Abnormalities in Subjects Aged 70 Examined with Whole-Body MRA

Tomas Hansen1, Johan Wikström1, Lars Lind2, Lars Johansson1, Håkan Ahlström1

1Dept of Radiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; 2Dept of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
15:30 515.

Detection of Intravascular Hematocrit in Equilibrium Phase Imaging Using a Blood Pool Agent

Maisie S. Wang1, David Robert Haynor1, 2, Gregory J. Wilson3, Jeffrey Harold Maki1, 2

1University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 2Puget Sound VAHCS, Seattle, Washington, USA; 3Philips Medical, Bothell, Washington, USA
15:40 516.

High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography in Patients with Primary and Secondary Lymphedema

Christian Lohrmann1, Etelka Foeldi2, Oliver Speck1, Mathias Langer1

1University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; 2Foeldi Clinic for Lymphology, Hinterzarten, Germany
15:50 517.

MR Evaluation of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) of the Lower Extremities Using Ferumoxytol,

Wei Li1, 2, John Salanitri1, 2, Eugene Dunkle1, Sean Tutton1, 2, Linda Pierchala1, Paula Jacobs3,

Pottumarthi V. Prasad1, 2, Robert R. Edelman1, 2

1Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA; 2Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 3Advanced Magnetics, Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA