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Abstract #3592

Association Between Left Ventricle Sympathetic Innervation and Torsion in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Scott David Swanson1, Gisela C. Mueller1, David Raffel1, Dorthea Happ1, Claire S. Duvernoy2,3, Rodica Pop-Busui4

1Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States; 2Cardiology Section, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, United States; 3Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan; 4Department of Internal Medicine; Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, , University of Michigan

We compare left ventricular torsion as measured by cardiac MR tagging with sympathetic denervation as measure by PET and find that increased torsion is correlated with denervation.