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Abstract #2569

Hyperpolarized 3He Image Feature Analysis in Asthmatics

Nicholas James Tustison1, Talissa A. Altes2, Gang Song1, Eduard E. de Lange2, John P. Mugler III2, James C. Gee1

1Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States; 2Radiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States

We analyze features extracted from hyperpolarized helium-3 ventilation images in asthmatic and normal populations and quantify their discriminatory abilities in characterizing clinical diagnosis relative to spirometric features.