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Abstract #1819

Multiparametric T1 Weighted Imaging May Identify Carotid Plaque Components

General Leung1,2, Rahul Sarkar2, James Q. Zhan1, Alan R. Moody1

1Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Classification of plaque components may be helpful in evaluating patient prognosis. We present a method using pre and post contrast black blood as well as delayed contrast T1W imaging to identify plaque components. Histological correlation to H&E, CD31 and CD68 are also presented.