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Abstract #1127

Measurement of Extracellular Volume Fraction by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Detects Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Aya Kino1, Darshit Thakrar, Rahul Rustogi, Brandon Benefield2, Jeremy D. Collins, Daniel Lee, Lubna Choudhury3, James C. Carr

1Radiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States; 2Medicine Cardiology Division, Northwestern; 3Medicine Cardiology Division, Northwestern University

The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the HCM patient present higher myocardial extravascular extracellular volume fraction in scar/ fibrosis areas obtained by using a single-shot modified Look Locker inversion recovery sequence (MOLLI) with balanced SSFP MR Sequence.