Jacob U. Fluckiger1, Jeffrey Goldberger1, Daniel Lee2, Richard Lee2, Jason Ng2, James Carr1, Michael Markl1
1Radiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Il, United States; 2Cardiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Il, United States
In this work we present preliminary results measuring blood velocity in patients with atrial fibrillation. 4D phase contrast MRI data was collected in 9 patients with AF as well as 10 healthy volunteers. The AF patients had an average velocity that was 39% lower than healthy volunteers.