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Abstract #3800

Left Ventricular Asynchrony Quantification by Means of Myocardial Displacement Derived from Velocity Encoded MRI

Jan Paul1, Anja Lutz1, Peter Bernhardt1, Patrick Etyngier2, Wolfgang Rottbauer1, Volker Rasche1

1Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital of Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Wrttemberg, Germany; 2Medisys Research Lab, Philips Healthcare, Sureness, France

Many motion parameters obtained from tagged MRI data have been applied previously to quantify motion abnormalities, for decreasing the non-responder rate of about 30 % in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT).