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Rapid and Interactive Cardiovascular Imaging

  • D. N. Firmin
  • P. D. Gatehouse
  • J. Keegan
  • D. J. Pennell
  • P. Jhooti
  • R. H. Mohiaddin
  • G. Z. Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


Recently there has been an increased interest in the development of magnetic resonance (MR) for the study of the cardiovascular system. Important aspects of this development include coronary imaging, the measurement of myocardial perfusion, and quantitative blood flow measurement. For optimised imaging of the heart and vessels there is a requirement for an interactively controlled rapid imaging system.


Magn Reson Image Aortic Valve Stenosis Gadolinium Contrast Agent Blood Flow Imaging Phase Velocity Mapping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. N. Firmin
    • 1
  • P. D. Gatehouse
    • 1
  • J. Keegan
    • 1
  • D. J. Pennell
    • 1
  • P. Jhooti
    • 1
  • R. H. Mohiaddin
    • 1
  • G. Z. Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.National Heart and Lung InstituteImperial CollegeLondonUK

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