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Abstract #1262

Estimation of Respiratory Tracking Factor Between Pulmonary Vein & Right Hemi-Diaphragm for Free-Breathing PV LGE

Mehdi Hedjazi Moghari1, Beth Goddu1, Kraig K. Kissinger1, Lois Goepfert1, Warren J. Manning1, Reza Nezafat1

1Dept. of Medicine (Cardiovascular Div.), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical Sch., Boston, MA, United States

In this study, respiratory motion of pulmonary veins (PV) with respect to that of the right-hemi-diaphragm (RHD) is investigated. Tracking factors between PV and RHDs respiratory motions of 19 subjects are calculated to be 0.45 and shown to be subject-dependent.