MRI at a Glance
MRI at a Glance
ISBN: 978-1-405-14747-7 February 2009 Wiley-Blackwell 128 Pages
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Topics covered include relaxation processes, image contrast, pulse sequences, image production, image quality, artefacts, MRA, instrumentation and safety. Double page spreads for each section will contain a diagram and/or image depicting the main concepts of MR physics together with a succinct account of the topic in bullet points and tables.
Table of contents
Fundamentals II: Resonance.
Relaxation Processes I: T1 Recovery.
Relaxation Processes II: T2 Decay.
Image Contrast I: T1 Weighting.
Image Contrast II: T2 Weighting.
Image Contrast III: PD Weighting.
Image Contrast IV: Parameters.
Pulse Sequences I: Spin echo.
Pulse Sequences II: Fast spin echo.
Pulse Sequences III: Inversion recovery.
Pulse Sequences IV: Variations of SE.
Pulse Sequences V: Coherent GE.
Pulse Sequences VI: Incoherent GE.
Pulse Sequences VII: SSFP.
Pulse Sequences VIII: EPI.
Image Production I: Gradients.
Image Production II: Slice selection.
Image Production III: Frequency encoding.
Image Production IV: Data acquisition.
Image Quality I: SNR/CNR.
Image Quality II: Spatial resolution.
Image Quality III: Trade-off issues.
Artefacts I: Chemical shift.
Artefacts II: Chemical Misregistration.
Artefacts III: Fat suppression techniques.
Artefacts IV: Phase mismapping.
Artefacts V: Flow.
Artefacts VI: Equipment faults.
MRA I: Black blood imaging.
MRA II: Bright blood imaging.
MRA III: Time of flight.
MRA IV: Phase contrast.
MRA V: Contrast enhanced MRA.
Contrast media: Contrast agents.
Instrumentation I: Magnets.
Instrumentation II: Coils.
Safety I: Bio-effects.
Safety II: Projectile hazards.
Safety III: Screening and safety issues
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