Cardiac Function Imaging in Animal Models

Hall 7     10:30 - 12:30         Chairs: Maria I. Altbach and Anna V. Naumova


Prog #

10:30 701.

1H MRI Assessment of Cardiac Function Following Transplantation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Cardiac Repair

Anna V. Naumova1, Kent Y. Chen, 2, Michael A. Laflamme1, 2, Veronica Muskheli1, 2, Joseph Gold3, Mohammad Hassanipour3, Chun Yuan1, Charles E. Murry1, 2

1University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 2Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA; 3Geron Corporation, Menlo Park, California, USA


10:42 702.

Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Improve Global and Regional Function of the Infarct Hearts

Ganghong Tian1, Lei Wang1, Bo Xiang1, Jian Wang1, Gang Li1, Marco Gruwel1, Miriam Glogowski1, Tarek Kashour2, John Rendell1, Boguslaw Tomanek1, Roxanne Deslauriers1, Jixian Deng1

1National Research Council Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 2St. Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

10:54 703.

In Vivo MRI Studies of Cardiac Morphology and Function in Transgenic Mice Overexpressing the Exon 22

Isoform of the Human Cav1.2α 1C Channel

Girma Asemu1, Kenneth W. Fishbein1, Holly C. Canuto1, Darrell R. Abernethy1, Nikolai M. Soldatov1, Richard G. Spencer1

1National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


11:06 704.

Smoothelin-B Deficiency in Mice Results in Increased Thoracic Aorta Circumferential Stretch and

Mild Cardiac Hypertrophy

Edwin Heijman1, Petra Niessen2, Guillaume van Eys2, Klaas Nicolay1, Gustav J. Strijkers1

1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 2University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands

11:18 705.

Effects of Exercise Training on the Performance of Diabetic Heart

Mohammed D. Alenezy1, Irina V. Smirnova1, Rajprasad Loganathan1, Tareq Alrefae1, Mehmet Bilgen1

1The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA


11:30 706.

Evaluating Aortic Valve Remodeling in a Rabbit Model Using High Resolution MRI

Amanda Marie Hamilton1, 2, Derek R. Boughner1, 2, Maria Drangova1, 2, Brian K. Rutt, 12, Kem A. Rogers1

1University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; 2Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada


11:42 707.

Diffusion Spectrum Imaging Resolves Complex 3-Dimensional  Myocardial Fiber Architecture in Normal

and Infarcted Myocardium

David E. Sosnovik1, Guangping Dai1, Mikhail Novikov2, Anthony Rosenzweig2, Van Wedeen1

                               1Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA;
Beth Israel Deaconess Meical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


11:54 708.

Characterization of Transmural Myocardial Wall Motion in Mouse Using High Resolution MR Tagging

Jia Zhong1, Wei Liu2, Xin Yu1

                               1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; 2Philips Research North America,
                        Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA


12:06 709.

Quantification of the Regional Myocardial Function After Dobutamine in Rat Using Cine and Tagged MRI

Jean-Luc Daire1, Jean-Pascal Jacob1, Jean-Noel Hyacinthe1, Karin Montet-Abou1, Benoit Maricot1, Matthieu Lepetit-Coiffe1, Denis Morel1, Jean-Paul Vallée1

1Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland


12:18 710.

Free-Breathing Combined Functional and Viability MR Imaging of the Heart

Elsayed H. Ibrahim1, Matthias Stuber1, Robert G. Weiss1, Nael F. Osman1

                               1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA