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Abstract #0589

Cardiac Fat -Water Imaging: Early Experience and Clinical Utility

Mark L. Schiebler1, Karl K. Vigen2, Christopher J. Francois2, Scott K. Nagle2, Ann Shimikawa3, Hanzhou Yu3, Jean H. Brittain4, Scott B. Reeder2

1Radiology, UW Madison , Madison, WI, United States; 2Radiology, UW Madison, Madison, WI, United States; 3Applied Science Lab, General Electric, Menlo Park, CA, United States; 4Applied Science Lab, General Electric, Madison, WI, United States

Cardiac imaging with fat water separation is useful in defining a number of cardiac and extracardiac disorders:pericarditis, mediatstinal masses, and myocardial viability all show improved detection with fat water separation techniques.