Tau i , A Metabolic Imaging Biomarker for Myocardium
William D Rooney 1 , Craig S Broberg 2 , and Charles S Springer, Jr. 1
Advanced Imaging Research Center, Oregon
Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, United
of Cardiovascular Medicine, Oregon Health & Science
University, Portland, Oregon, United States
The mean intracellular water lifetime, tau
is inversely proportional to myocyte metabolic activity.
This biomarker is not available when tracer expressions
are used to analyze CA-enhanced myocardial T
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from healthy control subjects.
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