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Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Mar;49(3):399-406. doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4293-7. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Dual phase infusion with bolus tracking: technical innovation for cardiac and respiratory navigated magnetic resonance angiography using extracellular contrast.

Author information

1
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada. christopher.lam@sickkids.ca.
2
Department of Paediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. christopher.lam@sickkids.ca.
3
Department of Paediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.
4
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada.

Abstract

This technical innovation paper describes a technique for performing cardiac-gated, respiratory-navigated cardiovascular magnetic resonance angiography using an extracellular gadolinium-based contrast agent at 1.5 Tesla (T) with a dual phase bolus injection and slow infusion technique.

KEYWORDS:

Children; Congenital heart disease; Contrast; Dual phase; Magnetic resonance angiography; Respiratory navigation

PMID:
30443668
DOI:
10.1007/s00247-018-4293-7
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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