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Abstract #0608

Imaging the Vessel Wall in Major Peripheral Arteries Using Susceptibility Weighted Imaging: Visualizing Calcifications

Qi Yang1, Jiangtao Liu1, Samuel Barnes2, Zhen Wu3, Kuncheng Li1, Jaladhar Neelavalli2, Jiani Hu2, E. M. Haacke2

1Xuanwu hospital, Beijing, China; 2Wayne State University; 3McMaster University

It is possible to image the vessel wall and calcifications with susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) with no need to suppress the signal from the blood.