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Abstract #2949

MR Elastography in Renal Transplant Patients: A Feasibility Study

Christine U. Lee1, Kevin J. Glaser1, James F. Glockner1, Meng Yin1, Jun Chen1, Richard L. Ehman1

1Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States

MR elastography (MRE) of renal transplants was performed on eleven patients scheduled for routine core-needle biopsies of their allografts. Feasibility of performing MRE on renal allografts is demonstrated and preliminary thoughts on correlation of MRE-derived stiffness values with histopathology is made.