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Abstract #1747

Observer Performance with State-Of-The-Art T2 Weighted Sequences (T2p SsSSFP, T2w ACUTE, T2 DB TIRM, T2 DB BLADE) for the Detection of Area-At-Risk (AAR) in Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS).

Magalie Viallon1, Nathan Mewton2, Didier Revel2, Peter Kellman3, Pierre Croisille2

1Radiology, Geneva University hospital, GENEVA, Switzerland; 2Radiology, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Universit de lyon, Lyon, France; 3Radiology, Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda, MD, USA

No clear consensus exists on the most appropriate sequence to characterize AAR. Our objective is to determine the capacity of each technique to clearly identify region of hyper/hypo enhanced area (edema/no reflow) as a surrogate to AAR.