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Abstract #1857

Relating Diffusion Tensor MRI-Derived Alterations in Myocardial Microstructure to Reduced Wall Motion in Hypertensive Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Archontis Giannakidis1, Alexander I. Veress2, Mustafa Janabi1, James P. O'Neil1, Osama M. Abdullah3, Edward W. Hsu3, Grant T. Gullberg1, 4

1Radiotracer Development and Imaging Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States; 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States; 3Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States; 4Radiology, University of California San Francisoc, San Francisco, CA, United States

DT-MRI delineation of microstructural alterations and temporal evolution of ventricular wall mechanics in hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy.