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Abstract #0441

Renal BOLD-MRI Does Not Reflect Renal Function: A Prospective Study in 368 Patients

Henrik J. Michaely1, Linda Metzger1, Ulrike I. Attenberger1, Stefan Haneder1, Stefan O. Schoenberg1

1University Medical Center Mannheim, Mannheim, BaWue, Germany

Static BOLD imaging at 1.5T and 3T in a broad patient collective of more than 300 patients did not reveal any correlations between the cortical or medullary R2* value and patients' age or renal function as assessed by the MDRD formula.