Abdominal MR:  Cutting Edge

Hall 4/5     10:30 - 12:30         Chairs: Ivan Pedrosa and Charles A. McKenzie


Prog #

10:30 721.

Multi-Shot Diffusion-Weighted Split-Echo PROPELLER MRI of the Abdomen

Jie Deng1, Reed A. Omary1, 2, Andrew C. Larson1, 2

1Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 2Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA


10:42 722.

Diffusion Weighted MR Imaging of Peritoneal Tumor: Comparison with Conventional MR Imaging, and

Surgical and Histopathologic Findings

Russell Norman Low1, 2, Robert Barone2

1Sharp and Children's MRI Center, San Diego, California, USA; 2Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California, USA


10:54 723.

Super-Resolution for Whole Body Diffusion-Weighted MRI

Xiaoming Yin1, Aggelos Katsaggelos2, Jie Deng1, Dingxing Wang1, Reed Omary1, Andrew Larson1

1Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA; 2Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA


11:06 724.

Reference Surface Constrained Navigation Controller for 3D Image Data & Real-Time MRI

David John Lomas1, Martin J. Graves1

1University of Cambridge & Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

11:18 725.

Ultra Rapid Comprehensive Abdominal Imaging with 3D T1 and T2 Weighted IDEAL

Charles Alexander McKenzie1, Ananth J. Madhuranthakam2, Ajit Shankaranarayanan3, Reed Busse2, Aaron K. Grant1, Philip Robson1, Huanzhou Yu2, Ann Shimakawa2, Scott Reeder4, Jean Brittain2

                               1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA;
GE Healthcare, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA; 3GE Healthcare, Bethesda, Maryland, USA;
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA


11:30 726.

LAVA Dual Echo with Water Reconstruction: Preliminary Experience with a Novel Pulse Sequence for

Gadolinium-Enhanced Abdominal MR Imaging

Russell Norman Low1, Adrian Knowles2, Anthony T. Vu2, Zac Slavens2, Lloyd Estkowski2

1Sharp and Children's MRI Center, San Diego, California, USA; 2General Electric Medical, Wisconsin, USA


11:42 727.

In Vivo Lipid Quantitation in Mouse Liver Using the Gradient Reversal Water-Fat Imaging Method

Haiying Tang1, Corin Miller1, Richard Kennan1, Ed X. Wu2, Donald S. Williams1, Haiying Liu1

1Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, USA; 2The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People’s Republic of China

11:54 728.

Blood-Oxygen Level Dependent (BOLD) MRI of Healthy Human Liver

Zhaoyang Fan1, Michael D. Noseworthy2, 3

1Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA; 2McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; 3Brain-Body Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


12:06 729.

Preliminary Experience with Liver MRI and 1H MRS at 7 Tesla

Angela Lynn Styczynski Snyder1, Carl Jason Snyder1, Lance DelaBarre1, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele1, John Thomas Vaughan1, Kamil Ugurbil1, Michael Garwood1, Patrick J. Bolan1

1Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


12:18 730.

Hepatic Steatosis and Perfusion Parameters in the Progression of Liver Fibrosis: Findings in

Carbon Tetrachloride (CCl4)-Treated Rats Using Three-Point Dixon and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI

Hyeonjin Kim1, Carmen J. Booth, Alexander B. Pinus1, Pengyu Chen, Andrew Lee, Yuenan Wang, Maolin Qiu1, Philip S. Murphy2, R Todd Constable1

1Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; 2Pfizer, Sandwich, UK