Radiology 2021 Apr 20:203696. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
From the Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiological Sciences (K.L.N., T.Y., A.B., P.H., J.P.F.), and Division of Cardiology (K.L.N.), David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 300 Medical Plaza, B119, Los Angeles, CA 90095; VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, Calif (K.L.N.); Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa (R.M.G., M.A.F., K.K.W.); Department of Medical Imaging, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, Ill (L.M.G., C.K.R.); and Department of Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill (L.M.G., C.K.R.).
Background The value of MRI in pediatric congenital heart disease (CHD) is well recognized; however, the requirement for expert oversight impedes its widespread use. Four-dimensional (4D) multiphase steady-state imaging with contrast enhancement (MUSIC) is a cardiovascular MRI technique that uses ferumoxytol and captures all anatomic features dynamically. Purpose To evaluate multicenter feasibility of 4D MUSIC MRI in pediatric CHD. Read More