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Abstract #1304

Human Pulmonary Gas State Imaging at 0.2T with Hyperpolarized 129Xe

Patz S, Muradian I, Hrovat M, Butler J, Topulos G, Hersman F, Covrig S, Ketel S, Ruset I
Brigham and Women's Hospital

This abstract presents an overview of human pulmonary gas-state imaging results with hyperpolarized 129Xe from over 120 breath-hold experiments on 10 different human subjects at 0.2T. Results include 2D multi-slice ventilation and ADC images as well as dynamic (movies) of inhalation and exhalation.