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Abstract #1370

Equilibrium Contrast MRI Measurement of Tissue Extracellular Volume of Distribution in Normal Volunteers Using ShMOLLI T1 Quantification

Steve Bandula1, Dan Sado2, Jason Yeung, Catherine Morgan, Shonit Punwani, Stuart Taylor, Stefan Piechnik3, James Moon4

1Centre for Medical Imaging, University College London, London, United Kingdom; 2The Heart Hospital, London; 3University of Oxford; 4The Heart Hospital Imaging Centre, The Heart Hospital, London

Equilibrium MRI (EQ-MRI) is a new non-invasive technique which has been shown to accurately quantify the extracellular volume. It may provide a useful technique for assessment of diseases which cause a diffuse expansion of the extracellular space.