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Figure 5 | Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Figure 5

From: High resolution 3D diffusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance of carotid vessel wall to detect lipid core without contrast media

Figure 5

Computer-assisted morphometric measurements of vessel wall thickness. (A) Representative vessel wall thickness measurements on a DP-TSE image. Vessel wall inner and outer boundaries are traced and wall thicknesses are calculated along these traces using a semiautomatic program. (B) Vessel wall thicknesses measured from DP-TSE were significantly thinner (35% on average) than those from the EPI images due to less distortion and partial volume effect.

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