Anthony G Christodoulou

Title(s)Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
SchoolMedicine
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    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, ILPh.D.2015Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CAM.S.2009Electrical Engineering
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CAB.S.2008Electrical Engineering
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    Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)2018Clinical Seed Grant Winner
    Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)2017Early Career Award Finalist (Translational)
    Society for Magnetic Resonance Angiography (SMRA)2016E. James Potchen Award for Best Oral Presentation
    American Heart Association (AHA)2011  - 2012Predoctoral Fellowship
    IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC)2011Best Paper Award
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign2009  - 2012ECE Distinguished Fellowship

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    Anthony Christodoulou, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering at UCLA, as well as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences and the Director of Magnetic Resonance Technology Innovations for the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC).

    Prof. Christodoulou's research laboratory develops and translates novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques through innovations in MR physics, machine learning and image reconstruction. His group's primary research focus is on multidimensional quantitative imaging methods for the diagnosis, risk prediction, and treatment monitoring of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

    Dr. Christodoulou is an Executive Board member of the SMRA, an Annual Meeting Program Committee member of the ISMRM, and a member of the SCMR, IEEE, and AHA.

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    Fully Quantitative Low-Dose, Motion-Resolved Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
    NIH R01EB032801Jun 15, 2022 - Mar 31, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    SSFP Cardiovascular MR Imaging on 3.0T Using Unified-Coil Local Shimming
    NIH R01HL156818Dec 15, 2020 - Nov 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Ferumoxytol-Enhanced Cardiac MRI for Ischemic Heart Disease
    NIH R01HL148182Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2025
    Role: Co-Investigator/Subaward PI
    Multi-Task MR Simulation for Abdominal Radiation Treatment Planning
    NIH R01EB029088Jul 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2024
    Role: Co-Investigator/Subaward PI
    Motion-Resolved, Comprehensive Quantitative Tissue Characterization Using MR Multitasking
    NIH R01EB028146Apr 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Longitudinal and quantitative MR plaque imaging for prediction of response to medical management in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    NIH R01HL147355Mar 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2024
    Role: Co-Investigator/Subaward PI
    Gating-Free Ultra-Fast Fetal Cardiac MRI with Sub-Nyquist Sampling for Live in Utero Imaging and Cardiovascular Phenotyping of Fetal Mice
    NIH R21EB023507Mar 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator/Subaward PI
    Expanding on a new paradigm for MRI in pediatric congenital heart disease
    NIH R01HL127153Jul 15, 2015 - Mar 31, 2025
    Role: Co-Investigator/Subaward PI

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    1. MR Multitasking-based multi-dimensional assessment of cardiovascular system (MT-MACS) with extended spatial coverage and water-fat separation. Magn Reson Med. 2022 Nov 06. Hu Z, Xiao J, Mao X, Xie Y, Kwan AC, Song SS, Fong MW, Wilcox AG, Li D, Christodoulou AG, Fan Z. PMID: 36336794.
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    2. Free-breathing 3D CEST MRI of human liver at 3.0 T. Magn Reson Med. 2022 Sep 25. Han P, Cheema K, Cao T, Lee HL, Han F, Wang N, Han H, Xie Y, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 36161668.
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    3. MR multitasking-based dynamic imaging for cerebrovascular evaluation (MT-DICE): Simultaneous quantification of permeability and leakage-insensitive perfusion by dynamic T 1 / T 2 * mapping. Magn Reson Med. 2023 01; 89(1):161-176. Hu Z, Christodoulou AG, Wang N, Xie Y, Shiroishi MS, Yang W, Zada G, Chow FE, Margol AS, Tamrazi B, Chang EL, Li D, Fan Z. PMID: 36128892.
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    4. Single projection driven real-time multi-contrast (SPIDERM) MR imaging using pre-learned spatial subspace and linear transformation. Phys Med Biol. 2022 06 27; 67(13). Han P, Chen J, Xiao J, Han F, Hu Z, Yang W, Cao M, Ling DC, Li D, Christodoulou AG, Fan Z. PMID: 35697010.
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    5. Free-breathing, non-ECG, simultaneous myocardial T1 , T2 , T2 *, and fat-fraction mapping with motion-resolved cardiovascular MR multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2022 10; 88(4):1748-1763. Cao T, Wang N, Kwan AC, Lee HL, Mao X, Xie Y, Nguyen KL, Colbert CM, Han F, Han P, Han H, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 35713184; PMCID: PMC9339519.
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    6. OSCILLATE: A low-rank approach for accelerated magnetic resonance elastography. Magn Reson Med. 2022 10; 88(4):1659-1672. McIlvain G, Cerjanic AM, Christodoulou AG, McGarry MDJ, Johnson CL. PMID: 35649188; PMCID: PMC9339522.
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    7. Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Evaluation. Pancreas. 2022 05 01; 51(5):463-468. Wang L, Zhou Z, Gaddam S, Wang N, Xie Y, Deng Z, Fan Z, Christodoulou AG, Han F, Lo SK, Wachsman AM, Hendifar AE, Jiang T, Pandol SJ, Li D. PMID: 35858211.
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    8. Data-Consistent non-Cartesian deep subspace learning for efficient dynamic MR image reconstruction. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2022 Mar; 2022. Chen Z, Chen Y, Xie Y, Li D, Christodoulou AG. PMID: 35572068; PMCID: PMC9104888.
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    9. Simultaneous Multi-Slice Cardiac MR Multitasking for Motion-Resolved, Non-ECG, Free-Breathing T1-T2 Mapping. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2022; 9:833257. Mao X, Lee HL, Hu Z, Cao T, Han F, Ma S, Serry FM, Fan Z, Xie Y, Li D, Christodoulou AG. PMID: 35310971; PMCID: PMC8930916.
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    10. Coronary High-Intensity Plaques at T1-weighted MRI in Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Comparison with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Intravascular US. Radiology. 2022 03; 302(3):557-565. Sato S, Matsumoto H, Li D, Ohya H, Mori H, Sakai K, Ogura K, Oishi Y, Masaki R, Tanaka H, Kondo S, Tsujita H, Tsukamoto S, Isodono K, Kitamura R, Komori Y, Yoshii N, Sato I, Christodoulou AG, Xie Y, Shinke T. PMID: 34904874.
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    11. Whole-brain steady-state CEST at 3 T using MR Multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2022 05; 87(5):2363-2371. Han P, Cheema K, Lee HL, Zhou Z, Cao T, Ma S, Wang N, Han H, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 34843114; PMCID: PMC9242691.
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    12. Three-dimensional simultaneous brain mapping of T1, T2, T2∗ and magnetic susceptibility with MR Multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2022 03; 87(3):1375-1389. Cao T, Ma S, Wang N, Gharabaghi S, Xie Y, Fan Z, Hogg E, Wu C, Han F, Tagliati M, Haacke EM, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 34708438; PMCID: PMC8776611.
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    13. Free-breathing multitasking multi-echo MRI for whole-liver water-specific T1 , proton density fat fraction, and R2∗ quantification. Magn Reson Med. 2022 01; 87(1):120-137. Wang N, Cao T, Han F, Xie Y, Zhong X, Ma S, Kwan A, Fan Z, Han H, Bi X, Noureddin M, Deshpande V, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 34418152; PMCID: PMC8616772.
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    14. Motion-robust quantitative multiparametric brain MRI with motion-resolved MR multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2022 01; 87(1):102-119. Ma S, Wang N, Xie Y, Fan Z, Li D, Christodoulou AG. PMID: 34398991; PMCID: PMC8616852.
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    15. Multiparametric mapping in the brain from conventional contrast-weighted images using deep learning. Magn Reson Med. 2022 01; 87(1):488-495. Qiu S, Chen Y, Ma S, Fan Z, Moser FG, Maya MM, Christodoulou AG, Xie Y, Li D. PMID: 34374468; PMCID: PMC8616775.
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    16. Dual flip-angle IR-FLASH with spin history mapping for B1+ corrected T1 mapping: Application to T1 cardiovascular magnetic resonance multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2021 12; 86(6):3182-3191. Serry FM, Ma S, Mao X, Han F, Xie Y, Han H, Li D, Christodoulou AG. PMID: 34309072; PMCID: PMC8568626.
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    17. Electrocardiogram-less, free-breathing myocardial extracellular volume fraction mapping in small animals at high heart rates using motion-resolved cardiovascular magnetic reesonance multitasking: a feasibility study in a heart failure with preserved ejection fraction rat model. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2021 02 11; 23(1):8. Han P, Zhang R, Wagner S, Xie Y, Cingolani E, Marban E, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 33568177; PMCID: PMC7877086.
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    18. Five-dimensional quantitative low-dose Multitasking dynamic contrast- enhanced MRI: Preliminary study on breast cancer. Magn Reson Med. 2021 06; 85(6):3096-3111. Wang N, Xie Y, Fan Z, Ma S, Saouaf R, Guo Y, Shiao SL, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 33427334.
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    19. Free-breathing diffusion tensor MRI of the whole left ventricle using second-order motion compensation and multitasking respiratory motion correction. Magn Reson Med. 2021 05; 85(5):2634-2648. Nguyen CT, Christodoulou AG, Coll-Font J, Ma S, Xie Y, Reese TG, Mekkaoui C, Lewis GD, Bi X, Sosnovik DE, Li D. PMID: 33252140; PMCID: PMC7902339.
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    20. Three-dimensional whole-brain simultaneous T1, T2, and T1ρ quantification using MR Multitasking: Method and initial clinical experience in tissue characterization of multiple sclerosis. Magn Reson Med. 2021 04; 85(4):1938-1952. Ma S, Wang N, Fan Z, Kaisey M, Sicotte NL, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 33107126; PMCID: PMC8244966.
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    21. Magnetic resonance multitasking for multidimensional assessment of cardiovascular system: Development and feasibility study on the thoracic aorta. Magn Reson Med. 2020 11; 84(5):2376-2388. Hu Z, Christodoulou AG, Wang N, Shaw JL, Song SS, Maya MM, Ishimori ML, Forbess LJ, Xiao J, Bi X, Han F, Li D, Fan Z. PMID: 32301164; PMCID: PMC7875090.
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    22. Multiparametric Mapping Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Pancreatic Disease. Front Physiol. 2020; 11:8. Wang L, Gaddam S, Wang N, Xie Y, Deng Z, Zhou Z, Fan Z, Jiang T, Christodoulou AG, Han F, Lo SK, Wachsman AM, Hendifar AE, Pandol SJ, Li D. PMID: 32153416; PMCID: PMC7047169.
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    23. Six-dimensional quantitative DCE MR Multitasking of the entire abdomen: Method and application to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Magn Reson Med. 2020 08; 84(2):928-948. Wang N, Gaddam S, Wang L, Xie Y, Fan Z, Yang W, Tuli R, Lo S, Hendifar A, Pandol S, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 31961967; PMCID: PMC7323577.
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    24. Accelerated dynamic magnetic resonance imaging using learned representations: A new frontier in biomedical imaging. IEEE Signal Process Mag. 2020; 37(1):83-93. Christodoulou AG, Lingala SG. View Publication.
    25. Three-dimensional simultaneous brain T1 , T2 , and ADC mapping with MR Multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2020 07; 84(1):72-88. Ma S, Nguyen CT, Han F, Wang N, Deng Z, Binesh N, Moser FG, Christodoulou AG, Li D. PMID: 31765496; PMCID: PMC7695520.
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    26. Deep learning within a priori temporal feature spaces for large-scale dynamic MR image reconstruction: Application to 5-D cardiac MR Multitasking. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2019 Oct; 11765:495-504. Chen Y, Shaw JL, Xie Y, Li D, Christodoulou AG. PMID: 31723946; PMCID: PMC6853633.
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    27. Free-breathing, non-ECG, continuous myocardial T1 mapping with cardiovascular magnetic resonance multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2019 04; 81(4):2450-2463. Shaw JL, Yang Q, Zhou Z, Deng Z, Nguyen C, Li D, Christodoulou AG. PMID: 30450749; PMCID: PMC6372325.
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    28. Quantitative 3D dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MR imaging of carotid vessel wall by fast T1 mapping using Multitasking. Magn Reson Med. 2019 04; 81(4):2302-2314. Wang N, Christodoulou AG, Xie Y, Wang Z, Deng Z, Zhou B, Lee S, Fan Z, Chang H, Yu W, Li D. PMID: 30368891; PMCID: PMC6372333.
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    29. Efficient and accurate MRI super-resolution using a Generative Adversarial Network and 3D Multi-Level Densely Connected Network. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2018; 11070:91-99. Chen Y, Shi F, Christodoulou AG, Xie Y, Zhou Z, Li D. View Publication.
    30. Chemical exchange saturation transfer fingerprinting for exchange rate quantification. Magn Reson Med. 2018 10; 80(4):1352-1363. Zhou Z, Han P, Zhou B, Christodoulou AG, Shaw JL, Deng Z, Li D. PMID: 29845651; PMCID: PMC6592698.
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    31. Magnetic resonance multitasking for motion-resolved quantitative cardiovascular imaging. Nat Biomed Eng. 2018 Apr; 2(4):215-226. Christodoulou AG, Shaw JL, Nguyen C, Yang Q, Xie Y, Wang N, Li D. PMID: 30237910; PMCID: PMC6141200.
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    32. Brain MRI super resolution using 3D Deep Densely Connected Neural Networks. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2018; 2018:739-742. Chen Y, Xie Y, Zhou Z, Shi F, Christodoulou AG, Li D. View Publication.
    33. Accelerated Cardiac Diffusion Tensor Imaging Using Joint Low-Rank and Sparsity Constraints. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2018 10; 65(10):2219-2230. Ma S, Nguyen CT, Christodoulou AG, Luthringer D, Kobashigawa J, Lee SE, Chang HJ, Li D. PMID: 29989936; PMCID: PMC6043416.
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    34. Fast dynamic electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) oxygen imaging using low-rank tensors. J Magn Reson. 2016 09; 270:176-182. Christodoulou AG, Redler G, Clifford B, Liang ZP, Halpern HJ, Epel B. PMID: 27498337; PMCID: PMC5127203.
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    35. Accelerated High-Dimensional MR Imaging With Sparse Sampling Using Low-Rank Tensors. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2016 09; 35(9):2119-29. He J, Liu Q, Christodoulou AG, Ma C, Lam F, Liang ZP. PMID: 27093543; PMCID: PMC5487008.
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    36. Improved subspace estimation for low-rank model-based accelerated cardiac imaging. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Sep; 61(9):2451-7. Christodoulou AG, Hitchens TK, Wu YL, Ho C, Liang ZP. PMID: 24801352; PMCID: PMC4190021.
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    37. Accelerating cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: Signal processing meets nuclear spins. IEEE Signal Process Mag. 2014; 31(5):138-143. Christodoulou AG, Kellman P, Liang, Z-P. View Publication.
    38. Self-navigated low-rank MRI for MPIO-labeled immune cell imaging of the heart. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:1529-32. Christodoulou AG, Wu YL, Hitchens TK, Ho C, Liang ZP. PMID: 25570261; PMCID: PMC5341083.
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    39. Super-resolution hyperspectral imaging with unknown blurring by low-rank and group-sparse modeling. Proc Int Conf Image Proc. 2014; 2014:2155-2159. Huang H, Christodoulou AG, Sun W. View Publication.
    40. High-resolution cardiovascular MRI by integrating parallel imaging with low-rank and sparse modeling. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2013 Nov; 60(11):3083-92. Christodoulou AG, Zhang H, Zhao B, Hitchens TK, Ho C, Liang ZP. PMID: 23744657; PMCID: PMC4130491.
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    41. A quality control method for detecting and suppressing uncorrected residual motion in fMRI studies. Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Jun; 31(5):707-17. Christodoulou AG, Bauer TE, Kiehl KA, Feldstein Ewing SW, Bryan AD, Calhoun VD. PMID: 23290482; PMCID: PMC3648631.
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    42. ACCELERATING CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING BY EXPLOITING REGIONAL LOW-RANK STRUCTURE VIA GROUP SPARSITY. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2012 Dec 31; 2012:330-333. Christodoulou AG, Babacan SD, Liang ZP. PMID: 24443673; PMCID: PMC3892709.
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    43. High resolution dynamic cardiac MRI using partial separability of spatiotemporal signals with a novel sampling scheme. Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 May; 31(4):529-37. Xie G, Feng X, Christodoulou AG, Weng D, Liu X, Qiu B. PMID: 23260392.
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    44. Image reconstruction from highly undersampled (k, t)-space data with joint partial separability and sparsity constraints. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2012 Sep; 31(9):1809-20. Zhao B, Haldar JP, Christodoulou AG, Liang ZP. PMID: 22695345; PMCID: PMC3434301.
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    45. Further development of image reconstruction from highly undersampled (k, t)-space data with joint partial separability and sparsity constraints. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2011; 2011:1593-1596. Zhao B, Haldar JP, Christodoulou AG, Liang Z-P. View Publication.
    46. Four-dimensional MR cardiovascular imaging: method and applications. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011; 2011:3732-5. Christodoulou AG, Zhao B, Zhang H, Ho C, Liang ZP. PMID: 22255151; PMCID: PMC3388504.
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    47. REGULARIZED IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION FOR PS MODEL-BASED CARDIOVASCULAR MRI. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2011; 57-60. Christodoulou AG, Zhao B, Liang ZP. PMID: 25283177; PMCID: PMC4184476.
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    48. High-resolution cardiac MRI using partially separable functions and weighted spatial smoothness regularization. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010; 2010:871-4. Christodoulou AG, Brinegar C, Haldar JP, Zhang H, Wu YJ, Foley LM, Hitchens T, Ye Q, Ho C, Liang ZP. PMID: 21097198; PMCID: PMC3115597.
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