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Abstract #1283

High Resolution, Non-Contrast-Enhanced MR-Angiography of Pedal Vessels. Comparison with Digital Subtraction Angiography and Contrast-Enhanced MR-Angiography

Tilman Schubert1, Markus Klarhfer2, Markus Aschwanden3, Tanja Haas1, Augustinus Ludwig Jacob4, Sebastian Kos5

1Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; 2Siemens Switzerland Inc, Zuerich, Switzerland; 3Department of Angiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; 4Centre for Microtherapy, Klinik Hirslanden, Zuerich, Switzerland; 5Centre for Microtherapy, Klinik Hirslanden, Luzern, Switzerland

High resolution, non-contrast-enhanced MRA (native SPACE) was compared with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) and contrast-enhanced MRA (ceMRA) for imaging of the pedal arteries in 11 patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (pAOD).