Hung-Yu Lin1, Fei Wang2, Waiel Almoustadi3, Bo Xiang2, Trevor Lee3, Rakesh Arora3, Scott B. King2, Boguslaw Tomanek2, Darren Freed3, Ganghong Tian2
1Institute for Biodiagnostics, National Research Council of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 2Institute for Biodiagnostics, National Research Coincil of Canada; 3Saint Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
PC-MRI and cine MRI have been recognized as a valuable and accurate technique
to evaluate hemodynamics and heart function. Previous clinical studies
suggest that evaluation of the passive relaxation properties serves as a
useful indicator of quantitative contractility and function without the
influence of relative ventricular load.
To our knowledge, the correlation of