Sathya Vijayakumar1, Nathan Burgon2, Feng Huang3, Eugene G. Kholmovski1, Edward DiBella1, Nassir F. Marrouche2
1UCAIR, Dept. of Radiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; 2Cardiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; 3Advanced Concept Development, Invivo Corporation, Gainesville, FL, USA
In this work, we present the application of high pass GRAPPA (hp-GRAPPA) to speed up high resolution delayed enhancement imaging of the left atrium. Preliminary results indicate that this image reconstruction technique can reduce acquisition time with minimal loss in image quality or diagnostic properties of the image.