International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

16th Annual Meeting, 3-9 May 2008
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Oral Presentations

Title: A 128-Channel Helium-3 Phased Array at 3T for Highly Accelerated Parallel Imaging in Hyperpolarized Gas MRI [PDF]
Authors: R. F. Lee1 , H. Chang2 , C. Stefanescu3 , B. Stoeckel2 , D. Santoro3 , D. Strick4 , R. Xue3 , N. Oessingman2 , G. Johnson3 , and D. Sodickson3 

  1. Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States
  2. Siemens Medical Solution USA, New York, NY, United States
  3. Radiology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States
  4. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Title: 7 Tesla Sodium MRI of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: A Preliminary Study [PDF]
Authors: G. Madelin1 , N. Oesingmann2 , G. Johnson1, S. Nielles-Vallespin3 , B. Stoeckel2 , E. Barberi4 , R. Pinkerton4 , D. Sodickson1 , R. I. Grossman1 , and M. Inglese1,5 

  1. Radiology, New York University, New York, NY, United States
  2. Siemens Medical Solutions, New York, NY, United States
  3. Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany, 4XLR Imaging Inc, London, Ontario, Canada
  4. Neurology, New York University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Assessment of Renal Function using MR Renography without Aortic Input Information [PDF]
Authors: J. L. Zhang1 , H. Rusinek1 , Q. Chen1, P. Storey1 , L. Bokacheva1, T. Song1,2 , and V. S. Lee1 

  1. Department of Radiology, New York University, New York, NY, United States
  2. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Combine NIRS and FMRI to Investigate Hemodynamic Response to Transient Activation and Deactivation [PDF]
Authors: L. Tang1 , M. J. Avison1 , and J. C. Gore1 

  1. Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Nashville, TN, United States

Title: Comparison of HYPR Stack-of-Stars and HYPR VIPR to TRICKS in Peripheral CE MRA [PDF]
Authors: Y. Wu1 , K. Johnson1 , O. Wieben1 , J. velikina1 , A. Carrillo2 , S. Kecskemeti1 , C. A. Mistretta1 , and F. R. Korosec1 

  1. Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, United States
  2. GE Healthcare, Evanston, IL, United States

Title: Detection of Embryonic Heart Motion in the Mouse Using Self-Gated MRI [PDF]
Authors: B. J. Nieman1, 2 , and D. H. Turnbull1, 2  1 Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States
2 Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States

Title: Diagnosis of Hepatic Siderosis with a Novel Breath-hold Multi-echo T2* Sequence in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease. [PDF]
Authors: H. Chandarana1 , R. Lim1, M. Losada1 , V. Lee1 , E. Hecht1 , D. Kim1 , and B. Taouli1 

  1. Radiology, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, United States

Title: Diffusion Tensor Imaging of In Vivo Human Kidney at 3 T: Robust anisotropy measurement in the medulla [PDF]
Authors: H. Chandarana1 , E. Hecht1 , B. Taouli1 , and E. E. Sigmund1 

  1. Radiology, New York University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Dyadic Green’s Functions for Electrodynamic Calculations of Ideal Current Patterns for Optimal SNR and SAR [PDF]
Authors: R. Lattanzi1, 2 and D. K. Sodickson3 

  1. Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard-MIT, Boston, MA, United States
  2. Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States
  3. New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States

Title: Electrodynamic constraints on homogeneity and RF power deposition in multiple coil excitations [PDF]
Authors: R. Lattanzi1, 2 , D. K. Sodickson3 , A. K. Grant2, 4 , and Y. Zhu5 

  1. Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard-MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States
  2. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States
  3. New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States
  4. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
  5. GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY, United States

Title: gagCEST & NOE: Assessment of Glycosaminoglycan Concentration in Vivo [PDF]
Authors: W. Ling1 , R. R. Regatte2, G. Navon1 , and A. Jerschow3 

  1. Tel Aviv University, Israel
  2. Medical School, New York University, New York, NY, United States
  3. New York University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Inorganic core HDL applied for macrophage imaging [PDF]
Authors: D. P. Cormode1 , T. Skajaa1 , M. E. Lobatto1 , K. C. Briley-Saebo1 , A. Barazza1,2 , E. A. Fisher2 , Z. A. Fayad1 , and W. J. Mulder1 

  1. Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  2. School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Longitudinal Studies of Neonatal Cerebellum Phenotypes Development in Gbx2-CKO Mutant Mice Using MEMRI [PDF]
Authors: K. U. Szulc1, 2 , B. J. Nieman1, 2 , R. V. Sillitoe3 , Y. Z. Wadghiri2 , A. L. Joyner3 , and D. H. Turnbull1, 2 

  1. Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  2. Radiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  3. Developmental Biology, Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, NY, United States

Title: MntR, an MRI Reporter Provides Cellular T1 Contrast without Mn Supplementation [PDF]
Authors: B. B. Bartelle1 , and D. H. Turnbull1 

  1. Structural Biology, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York, NY, United States

Title: Multi-field Behavior of Relaxivity in an Iron-rich Environment [PDF]
Authors: N. R. Ghugre1,2 , P. Storey3 , C. K. Rigsby4, 5 , A. A. Thompson4, 6 , C. L. Carqueville5 , T. D. Coates7 , and J. C. Wood1, 2 

  1. Division of Cardiology, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  2. Department of Radiology, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  3. Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  4. Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States
  5. Department of Medical Imaging, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, United States
  6. Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, United States
  7. Division of Hematology-Oncology, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Title: A Novel Non-Contrast MR Angiography Technique Using Triggered Non-Selective Refocused SPACE for Improved Spatial Resolution [PDF]
Authors: J. Xu1 , P. Weale1 , L. Gerhard1 , P. Schmitt2 , J. Park2 , B. Stoeckel1 , Q. Chen3 , R. P. Lim3 , A. Hardie3 , P. Storey3 , E. Hecht3 , K. Mcgorty3 , and V. S. Lee3 

  1. Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc., Malvern, PA, United States
  2. Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany
  3. New York University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Novel Nanomedicine for Anti-inflammatory Therapy of Atherosclerosis Monitored by Multimodality Imaging [PDF]
Authors: M. E. Lobatto1 , S. Silvera1 , E. Vucic1 , V. Mani1 , M. Banciu2 , R. M. Schiffelers2 , K. Nicolay3 , G. Storm2 , J. T. Fallon4 , J. H. Rudd1 , V. Fuster5 , E. A. Fisher6 , Z. A. Fayad1 , and W. J. Mulder1 

  1. Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  2. Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutics, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
  3. Biomedical NMR, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  4. Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  5. The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  6. Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States

Title: Optimization of Phase Constrast in Susceptibility Weighted Imaging at 7T [PDF]
Authors: Y. Ge1 , S. Barnes2 , Y. Xu2 , J. Neelavalli2 , R. I. Grossman1 , and E. M. Haacke2 

  1. Radiology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States
  2. Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, United States

Title: Self-Calibrated Voxel-Wise Assessment of Ventilation During Respiration Using Dynamic Hyperpolarized 3He MRI [PDF]
Authors: D. Santoro1 , A. Voorhees2 , V. Pai1 , I. Kamenetskiy1 , J. Reid1 , and G. Johnson1 

  1. Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
  2. Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc., Malvern, PA, United States

Title: Superresolution Parallel Spectroscopic Imaging [PDF]
Authors: R. Otazo1 , F-H. Lin2 , G. Wiggins2 , R. Jordan1 , and S. Posse1, 3 

  1. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States
  2. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States,
  3. Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Title: Targeting Alzheimer's plaques with Dysprosium based probes [PDF]
Authors: Y. Z. Wadghiri1 , M. Douadi1 , J. Yang2 , Y. Utku3 , K. Kirshenbaum3 , and T. Wisniewski2 

  1. Radiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States,
  2. Pathology, Neurology & Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States,
  3. Chemistry, New York University, New York, NY, United States

Title: Temporal Dynamics 4D Level Set Method for Segmentation of MR Renography Images [PDF]
Authors: T. Song1 , H. Rusinek2 , Q. Chen2 , L. Bokacheva2 , J. L. Zhang2 , A. F. Laine1 , and V. S. Lee2 

  1. Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States
  2. Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States

Title: Towards Better Understanding of Brain Tissue using Directional Kurtoses by Orthogonal Transformation of Diffusion Kurtosis Tensor D (KDT) [PDF]
Authors: E. S. Hui1, 2 , L. Qi3 , M. M. Cheung1, 2 , K. H. Cheng1, 2 , J. A. Helpern 4 , J. H. Jensen4 , and E. X. Wu1, 2 

  1. Laboratory of Biomedical Imaging and Signal Processing, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
  2. Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
  3. Department of Applied Mathematics, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  4. Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States

Title: Voxel shift and Interpolation for Hadamard-encoded MR Images [PDF]
Authors: L. Fleysher1 , R. Fleysher1 , S. Liu1 , and O. Gonen1 

  1. Department of Radiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States