Houchun Harry Hu

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc ISMRM workshop on fat-water separation: insights, applications and progress in MRI
    Houchun Harry Hu
    Departments of Radiology and Electrical Engineering, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Magn Reson Med 68:378-88. 2012
  2. pmc Variations in T(2)* and fat content of murine brown and white adipose tissues by chemical-shift MRI
    Houchun H Hu
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 30:323-9. 2012
  3. pmc Three dimensional first-pass myocardial perfusion imaging at 3T: feasibility study
    Taehoon Shin
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:57. 2008
  4. pmc Comparison of fat-water MRI and single-voxel MRS in the assessment of hepatic and pancreatic fat fractions in humans
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:841-7. 2010
  5. pmc Assessment of abdominal adipose tissue and organ fat content by magnetic resonance imaging
    H H Hu
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Obes Rev 12:e504-15. 2011
  6. pmc Differential computed tomographic attenuation of metabolically active and inactive adipose tissues: preliminary findings
    Houchun Harry Hu
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:65-71. 2011
  7. pmc Identification of brown adipose tissue in mice with fat-water IDEAL-MRI
    Houchun H Hu
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2564, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:1195-202. 2010
  8. pmc Change in the proton T(1) of fat and water in mixture
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory, Signal and Image Processing Institute, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 2564, USA
    Magn Reson Med 63:494-501. 2010
  9. pmc Quantification of absolute fat mass using an adipose tissue reference signal model
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 2564, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 28:1483-91. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Improved blood suppression in three-dimensional (3D) fast spin-echo (FSE) vessel wall imaging using a combination of double inversion-recovery (DIR) and diffusion sensitizing gradient (DSG) preparations
    Mahender K Makhijani
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:398-405. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc ISMRM workshop on fat-water separation: insights, applications and progress in MRI
    Houchun Harry Hu
    Departments of Radiology and Electrical Engineering, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Magn Reson Med 68:378-88. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Variations in T(2)* and fat content of murine brown and white adipose tissues by chemical-shift MRI
    Houchun H Hu
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 30:323-9. 2012
    ..The purpose was to compare T(2)* relaxation times and proton density fat-fraction (PDFF) values between brown (BAT) and white (WAT) adipose tissue in lean and ob/ob mice...
  3. pmc Three dimensional first-pass myocardial perfusion imaging at 3T: feasibility study
    Taehoon Shin
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:57. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Comparison of fat-water MRI and single-voxel MRS in the assessment of hepatic and pancreatic fat fractions in humans
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:841-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that IDEAL is equally accurate in characterizing hepatic fat content as MRS, and is potentially better suited for fat quantification in smaller organs such as the pancreas...
  5. pmc Assessment of abdominal adipose tissue and organ fat content by magnetic resonance imaging
    H H Hu
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Obes Rev 12:e504-15. 2011
    ..Practical considerations in implementing these methods are also presented...
  6. pmc Differential computed tomographic attenuation of metabolically active and inactive adipose tissues: preliminary findings
    Houchun Harry Hu
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:65-71. 2011
    ..Hounsfield units of active brown fat were more positive (P < 0.001) than inactive fat (-62.4 ± 5.3 vs -86.7 ± 7.0) and the difference was observed in both males and females...
  7. pmc Identification of brown adipose tissue in mice with fat-water IDEAL-MRI
    Houchun H Hu
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2564, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:1195-202. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Change in the proton T(1) of fat and water in mixture
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory, Signal and Image Processing Institute, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 2564, USA
    Magn Reson Med 63:494-501. 2010
    ..In contrast, the fat T(1) of leaner brown adipose tissue (fat fraction 53%) was 460 msec. A change in the water T(1) from that of pure water was also observed in the experiments...
  9. pmc Quantification of absolute fat mass using an adipose tissue reference signal model
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 2564, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 28:1483-91. 2008
    ..To develop a method for quantifying absolute fat mass, and to demonstrate its feasibility in phantoms and in ex vivo swine specimens at 3 Tesla...
  10. doi request reprint Improved blood suppression in three-dimensional (3D) fast spin-echo (FSE) vessel wall imaging using a combination of double inversion-recovery (DIR) and diffusion sensitizing gradient (DSG) preparations
    Mahender K Makhijani
    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:398-405. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Variable field of view for spatial resolution improvement in continuously moving table magnetic resonance imaging
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Magn Reson Med 54:146-51. 2005
    ..Using this interpolation scheme, we present phantom and peripheral contrast-enhanced MR angiography results demonstrating an approximate 45% improvement in local lateral spatial resolution for continuously moving table acquisitions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved 3D contrast-enhanced MRA of an extended FOV using continuous table motion
    Ananth J Madhuranthakam
    MR Research Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Magn Reson Med 51:568-76. 2004
    ..The data revealed differential bolus velocities along the vasculature of the legs...
  13. pmc Improved venous suppression and spatial resolution with SENSE in elliptical centric 3D contrast-enhanced MR angiography
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Magn Reson Med 52:761-5. 2004
    ..This hypothesis was studied with the use of phantom and carotid CE-MRA experiments, and the results demonstrated an approximate 25% reduction in venous signal when SENSE was used...
  14. pmc High-spatial-resolution contrast-enhanced MR angiography of the intracranial venous system with fourfold accelerated two-dimensional sensitivity encoding
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 243:853-61. 2007
    ..05). FFA 2D SENSE may become the method of choice for fast visualization of intracranial venous vasculature in clinical practice...
  15. doi request reprint Prediction of myocardial signal during CINE balanced SSFP imaging
    Kyunghyun Sung
    Department of Radiology, Lucas Center for MRI S, Stanford University, 1201 Welch Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5488, USA
    MAGMA 23:85-91. 2010
    ..To develop a signal model for accurate prediction of myocardial signal during cine-balanced steady-state free precession (bSSFP) imaging...
  16. pmc Continuously moving table MRI with SENSE: application in peripheral contrast enhanced MR angiography
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Magn Reson Med 54:1025-31. 2005
    ..The SENSE-CMT technique is further demonstrated in vivo with contrast-enhanced MR angiography of the peripheral vasculature...
  17. pmc Combination of 2D sensitivity encoding and 2D partial fourier techniques for improved acceleration in 3D contrast-enhanced MR angiography
    Houchun H Hu
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 1st Street S W, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Magn Reson Med 55:16-22. 2006
    ..In 11 volunteer studies, the SENSE-PF-homodyne technique using sevenfold acceleration (4x SENSE, 1.7x PF) consistently provided high-diagnostic-quality images with near 1-mm isotropic resolution in acquisition times of <20 s...
  18. pmc Intracranial contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance venography with 6.4-fold sensitivity encoding at 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla
    Houchun H Hu
    University of Southern California, Department of Electrical Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:653-8. 2008
    ..To prospectively compare vessel conspicuity and diagnostic image quality between three-dimensional intracranial contrast-enhanced MR venography acquired at 1.5 Tesla (T) and 3.0T, with 6.4-fold sensitivity encoding...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recovery of phase inconsistencies in continuously moving table extended field of view magnetic resonance imaging acquisitions
    David G Kruger
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Magn Reson Med 54:712-7. 2005
    ..Results from experimental phantom and contrast-enhanced peripheral MRA studies show that the correction technique substantially eliminates the artifact for a variety of phase encode orders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intermittent-mode CT fluoroscopy-guided biopsy of the lung or upper abdomen with breath-hold monitoring and feedback: system development and feasibility
    Stephanie K Carlson
    Department of Radiology, Section of Safety, and Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 229:906-12. 2003
    ..This optimizes intermittent-mode CT fluoroscopy-guided biopsies by allowing consistent visualization of the target lesion throughout the procedure...