4D Flow MR Imaging

Timothy C. Slesnick, M.D.; Sassan Hashemi, M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
 |  May 15, 2018

MRI techniques provide non-invasive and non-ionizing methods for the accurate anatomic depiction of the cardiovascular system. In addition, the intrinsic sensitivity of MRI to motion offers the unique ability to acquire blood flow simultaneously with anatomical data within a single measurement (phase contrast (PC) principle). The characterization of the dynamic components of blood flow with MRI has achieved considerable progress in recent years including new methodological advances such as 4D Flow MRI for the comprehensive in-vivo analysis of complex time-resolved 3D blood flow characteristics.

 

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