MR Angiography: Contrast Agent Challenges

Hall 15.2/Stockholm     14:00 - 16:00         Chairs: Jens Vogel-Claussen and Neil M. Rofsky


Prog #

14:00 85.

Peripheral Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography at 3.0T Using a Dedicated 36-Element Peripheral Phase Array Coil

Kambiz Nael1, Mayil Krishnam1, Anthony Ton1, Gerhard Laub2, Stefan G. Ruehm1, J Paul Finn1

1David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA; 2Siemens, Los Angeles, California, USA


14:10 86.

Highly Accelerated Contrast-Enhanced, Time-Resolved Peripheral Three-Dimensional Magnetic

Resonance Angiography with Submillimeter Spatial Resolution at 3.0 Tesla

Karl Michael Ruhl1, Marcus Katoh2, Stephan Langer3, Gottfried Mommertz3, Thoralf Niendorf1, Rolf W. Guenther1, Elmar Spuentrup1

1University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany; 2University Hospital of the Saarland, Germany; 3University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


14:20 87.

Clinical Experience of Large FOV Accelerated Time-Resolved 3D Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography at 3T in 105 Patients

Alex Frydrychowicz1, Michael Markl1, Thorsten Alexander Bley1, Jan Thorsten Winterer1, Andreas Harloff1, Zahra Zadeh1, Rondik Bamarni1, Jürgen Hennig1, Mathias Langer1

1University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

14:30 88.

Time-Resolved MR Angiography for the Detection of Stenoses and Occlusions of Central Veins

Charles Y. Kim1, Rizvan A. Mirza1, Joshua A. Bryant1, Eric Whiting1, David DeLong1, Charles E. Spritzer1, Elmar M. Merkle1

1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA


14:40 89.

Comparison Between the Blood Pool Agent Vasovist and Conventional Gadolinium Agents for

Dynamic Moving Table Peripheral CE-MRA – A Preliminary Study

Jeffrey H. Maki1, 2, Maisie Wang3, Gregory J. Wilson4, Tim Leiner5

1University of Washington/PSVAHCS, Seattle, Washington, USA; 2Puget Sound VAHCS, Seattle, Washington, USA; 3University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 4Philips Medical, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; 5University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands

14:50 90.

Contrast-Enhanced MRA of the Abdominal and Peripheral Vessels: Is There a Need for Blood Pool Agents?

Guenther Schneider1, Gianpaolo Pirovano2, Miles A. Kirchin3, Ningyan Shen2, Siegfried Thurnher4, Gilles Soulez5, Roberto Iezzi6

                               1University Hospital, Homburg/Saar, Germany, Germany; 2Bracco Diagnostics Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, USA;
Bracco Imaging SpA, Milano, Italy, Italy; 4University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Austria;
Centre Hospitalier De L'Universite De Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Istituto di Scienze Radiologiche e Formazione dell'immagine University of Chieti, Via P. Valignani, Chieti, Italy


15:00 91.

Visualizing Slow-Flow Endoleak After Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair with the New

Blood Pool Agent Vasovist

Sandra A. Cornelissen1, Mathias Prokop1, Miraude E. Adriaensen1, Hence J. Verhagen1, Lambertus W. Bartels1

1University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands


15:10 92.

High Spatial and Temporal Resolution MRA (TWIST) in Acute Aortic Dissection

Florian M. Vogt1, Holger Eggebrecht1, Gerhard Laub2, Randall Kroeker2, Michaela Schmidt3, Jörg Barkhausen1, Susanne C. Ladd1

1University Hospital Essen, Essen, NRW, Germany; 2Siemens Medical Solutions, USA; 3Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany


15:20 93.

Accuracy of Gadobenate Dimeglumine-Enhanced MR Angiography in the Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis:

Comparison with Unenhanced Time-Of-Flight MR Angiography Versus Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA)

Gilles Soulez1, Mieczyslaw Pasowicz2, Giorgio Benea3, Luigi Grazioli4, Juan Pablo Niedmann5, Marek Konopka6, Philippe Douek7, Giovanni Morana8, Martin Heller9, Angelo Vanzulli10, Claudio E. M. Ballarati11, Richard Coulden12, Martin Wasser13, Thomas McCauley14, Ningyan Shen15, Miles A. Kirchin16, Gianpaolo Pirovano15

1Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 2John Paul II Hospital; 3Ospedale del Delta; 4University of Brescia; 5Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile; 6NZOZ Slaskie Centrum Diagnostyki Obrazowej; 7Hospital Cardiologique Louis Pradel; 8Policlinico G.B. Rossi; 9Klinik für Diagnostische Radiologie, Universitätsklinikum; 10A.O. Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda; 11Ospedale Valduce; 12Papworth Hospital; 13Leiden University Medical Center; 14Radiology Consultants; 15Bracco Diagnostics Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, USA; 16Bracco Imaging SpA, Milan, Italy


15:30 94.

Renal MRA at 3.0T with 0.1mmol/kg Gadolinium - Interindividual Comparision to Renal MRA at 1.5T with

Full Dose of Gadolinium

Henrik Jakob Michaely1, Harald Kramer1, Klaus-Peter Lodemann2, Olaf Dietrich1, Maximilian F. Reiser1, Stefan O. Schoenberg1

1Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Grosshadern-Campus, Munich, Germany; 2Bracco-ALTANA Pharma, Konstanz, Germany

15:40 95.

Femoral Artery Stress in the Adductor Canal Due to Leg Muscle Contraction

Ryan Brown1, Honglei Zhang1, Carolina Sant'anna1, Xiaoming Zhang1, Martin R. Prince1, Yi Wang1

1Cornell - Weill Medical College, New York, USA

15:50 96.

Quantification of the Effect of Induced Graded Ischemia in the Popliteal Artery and Vein by MR Oximetry

Michael Charles Langham1, Tom Floyd1, Jeremy Magland1, Maria A. Fernandez-Seara2, Emile Mohler, III1, Felix W. Wehrli1

1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; 2University of Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain