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Abstract #0878

Tri-Directional Velocity-Encoding Phase Contrast MRI in patients Undergoing Aortic Valve-Sparing Root Replacement

Carroll T, Dill K, Carr j, Larson A, Gleason T, Reiter G, Zhang A
Northwestern University

We have evaluate aortic flow characteristics in patients undergoing a unique valve sparing aortic root replacement surgery. A three directional flow quantification pulse sequence a analysis software elucidate the hemodynamic advantages of this proceedure.