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Abstract #0486

Characterising Global and Regional Myocardial Motion Patterns for the Whole Cardiac Cycle Using Retrogated Spiral Phase Velocity Mapping

Robin Simpson1, 2, Jennifer Keegan1, 2, David N. Firmin1, 2

1Imperial College London, England, United Kingdom; 2Cardiovascular BRU, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom

A novel sequence for measuring myocardial velocities with high spatial and temporal resolution using spiral k-space trajectories is presented. The use of retrospective cardiac gating allows the analysis of the entire cardiac cycle, including atrial systole.