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Abstract #2960

Pilot Tone Navigation Enables Contactless Prospective Cardiac Triggering: Initial Volunteer Results for Prospective Cine

Mario Bacher1, Peter Speier1, Jan Bollenbeck1, Matthias Fenchel2, and Matthias Stuber3

1Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany, 2Siemens Medical Solutions USA, New York, NY, United States, 3CHUV, D├ępartement de Radiologie M├ędicale, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pilot Tones are a contactless, electromagnetic navigator that offers monitoring of cardiac and respiratory motion independently of the acquisition. Here we present initial volunteer results in utilizing the cardiac Pilot Tone signal to prospectively trigger a segmented cardiac Cine acquisition without the need for ECG.

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