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Abstract #3738

Respiratory Triggered Diffusion Tensor Imaging MR of the Kidney at 3T

Lorenzo Mannelli1, Theodore J. Dubinsky1, Mariam Moshiri1, Manjiri K. Dighe1, Jeffrey H. Maki1

1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States

The kidney is very appealing to be studied with DTI because of the renal medulla radially oriented architecture. The main challanges are differentiating the vascular flow from the tubular flow, and an acquisition tecnique easy to apply in clinical practice.