Functional Pulmonary Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detection of Ischemic Injury in a Porcine Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion System Prior to Transplantation.

Affiliation

Department of Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany; Integrated Research and Treatment Center Transplantation (IfB-Tx), Hannover, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To evaluate the feasibility of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lungs to detect impaired organ function in a porcine model of ischemic injury within an ex-vivo lung perfusion system (EVLP) prior to transplantation.

Keywords

Ex-vivo lung perfusion,Fluorinated gas MRI,Functional magnetic resonance imaging,Lung transplantation,Oxygen-enhanced imaging,Pulmonary ischemic injury evaluated with fMRI,

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