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Abstract #3726

Feasibility of Myocardial T1 Mapping from Cine-IR Images by Image Warping

Vincenzo Positano1, Matteo Milanesi1, Piergiorgio Masci1, Thomas KIng Foo2, J C. Hardy2, Luca Marinelli2, Andrea Barison, 1,3, Daniele De Marchi1, Massimo Lombardi1, Luigi Landini4

1MRI Laboratory, "G- Monasterio" Foundation and Istitute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy; 2Global Research Center, General Electric, Niskayuna, NY, United States; 3Scuola Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy; 4Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

Myocardial T1 mapping from Cine-IR images is feasible by warping the myocardium signal in each frame on a standardized model, evaluating the pixel-by-pixel T1 distribution on the model, and finally warping back the resulting T1 map on each frame.