Perfusion Measurements Using Contrast Agents

Hall 3     16:00 - 18:00         Chairs: Fernando Calamante and Ona Wu


Prog #

16:00 589.

Correlation Between Plaque Neovascularization, 18 FDG-PET Plaque Uptake and Dynamic

Contrast Enhanced MRI Perfusion Parameters in a Rabbit Model of Atherosclerosis

Claudia Calcagno1, Jean-Christophe Cornily1, Fabien Hyafil1, James HF Rudd1, Karen C. Briley-Saebo1, Venkatesh Mani1, William S. Kerwin2, Zahi A. Fayad1

1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA; 2University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

16:12 590.

Quantitative Cerebral Blood Flow Measurement in a Canine Stroke Model :

Validation with Regional Blood Flow Measurement Using Fluorescent Microspheres

Wanyong Shin1, Saad Ali1, Hem Bhatt1, Ali Shaibani1, Timothy J. Carroll1

                               1Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
16:24 591.

Local Arterial Input Function in Bolus Tracking Using Data Defined Vascular Territories

Soren Christensen1, 2, Niels Hjort2, Patricia Desmond1, Leif Ostergaard2, Fernando Calamante3

1Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, NA, Denmark; 3Brain Research Institure, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

16:36 592.

Optimization of Arterial Input Function Selection for Cerebral Perfusion Imaging with

Quantitative Blood Volume Correction

Zhifei Wen1, Karl K. Vigen, Wanyong Shin2, Timothy J. Carroll2, Sean B. Fain

1University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

16:48 593.

DSC-MRI: How Accurate Does the Arterial Input Function Need to Be in Practice?

Fernando Calamante1, 2, Alan Connelly1, 2

1Brain Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

17:00 594.

Investigating Absolute Quantification in MR Perfusion Studies

Marina Salluzzi1, 2, Mohammad Sabati2, 3, Michael Richard Smith1, 4, Richard Frayne, 23

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 2Seaman Family MR Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 3Radiology and Clinical Neuroscience, University of Calgary, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 4Radiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

17:12 595.

Dephasing Around Variably Shaped Arteries: Simulations and In Vivo Data

Peter Brunecker1, Jens T. Wuerfel1, Helmar Waiczies1, Jens Steinbrink1

1Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

17:24 596.

Host Tissue Dependence on the Tracer Relaxation Effect in Spin Echo

Birgitte Fuglsang Kjølby1, Arvid Morell2, Karen C. Briley-Saebo3, Valerij G. Kiselev4, Anita Gjeilen Haldorsen5, Leif Østergaard1, Atle Bjørnerud6

1Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; 2Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; 3Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA; 4University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; 5GE Healthcare, Oslo, Norway; 6University Hospital Oslo, Oslo, Norway

17:36 597.

Use of White Matter as Reference Region  to Quantify Dynamic-Susceptibility-Contrast MRI Images

Alessandra Bertoldo1, Francesca Zanderigo1, Denis Peruzzo1, Claudio Cobelli1

1University of Padova, Padova, Italy

17:48 598.

Correction of Contrast Agent Extravasation Effects in DSC-MRI Using Dual-Echo SPIRAL Provides a

Better Reference for Evaluating PASL CBF Estimates in Brain Tumors

Eric Scott Paulson1, Douglas Edward Prah1, Kathleen Marie Schmainda1

1Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA