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Abstract #1829

The Potential Problems Associated with Carotid Motion in Carotid Artery Imaging

Cheuk Fan Chan1, Peter Gatehouse1, Dudley John Pennell1, David Firmin1

1Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

A high temporal-resolution interleaved study looking at how respiratory and swallowing motion may affect carotid artery imaging. We found that swallowing and previously considered insignificant respiratory motion have the potential to affect 2D and 3D image reliability and registration.