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Abstract #3793

Reproducibility of MR Arteriography and Cine Phase-Contrast Flow Measurements in Peripheral Arterial Disease

Bastiaan Versluis1,2, Marcelle van Eupen1, Patty J. Nelemans3, Ellen V. Rouwet4, Joep A.W. Teijink4, Joachim E. Wildberger1, Walter H. Backes1, Tim Leiner1

1Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands; 2Cardiovasculair Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht, Netherlands; 3Epidemiology, Maastricht University Medical Center; 4Vascular surgery, Atrium Medical Center Heerlen

The aim was to assess the reproducibility of MR arteriography to quantify the number of small arteries and flow of conduit arteries. Ten healthy volunteers and ten patients with proven PAD and collateral formation were prospectively imaged twice within one week.