ASSESSMENT OF MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION BY **1**9F NMR IMAGING.

S. D. Horner, E. E. Babcock, R. L. Nunnally

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Abstract

The evaluation of blood flow and perfusion in tissues is of considerable physiologic and diagnostic importance. Whereas **1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (NMRI) has shown some promise for evaluation of blood flow in linear portions of large vessels, no demonstration of tissue perfusion has been made with **1H NMRI. Several complications arise in trying to use hydrogen for flow measurements which are alleviated by the use of **1**9F-labeled compounds. The purpose of this study was the demonstration of myocardial perfusion by **1**9F NMRI using a water soluble **1**9F-labeled compound. The results of this study show the ability of **1**9F NMRI to detect the lack of myocardial perfusion in a model using coronary arterial ligation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
Place of PublicationZurich, Switz
PublisherUniv Zurich, Dep of Physics
Pages526-527
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 1984

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    Horner, S. D., Babcock, E. E., & Nunnally, R. L. (1984). ASSESSMENT OF MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION BY **1**9F NMR IMAGING. In Unknown Host Publication Title (pp. 526-527). Univ Zurich, Dep of Physics.