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Abstract #1656

Toward True Myocardial Plannar Strain Using ZHARP: Experimental In-Vivo Validation

Abd-Elmoniem K, Prince J, Stuber M
Johns Hopkins University

The purpose of this research is to develop and test a method that provides a true planar strain map for a given imaged slice. The method takes the through-plane motion into consideration and corrects for the false strain component caused by through-plane rotation. Phantom and in-vivo results demonstrating the ability to remove the through-plane rotation effect from the strain maps are presented.