2008

Totally Accessible MRI

A User’s Guide to Principles, Technology, and Applications

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ISBN: 978-0-387-48895-0 (Print) 978-0-387-48896-7 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. In the Beginning: Generating, Detecting, and Manipulating the MR (NMR) Signal

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Laying the Foundation: Nuclear Magnetism, Spin, and the NMR Phenomenon

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      Pages 19-26

      Rocking the Boat: Resonance, Excitation, and Relaxation

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      Pages 27-37

      Relaxation: What Happens Next?

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      Pages 38-46

      Image Contrast: T1, T2, T2*, and Proton Density

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      Pages 47-72

      Hardware, Especially Gradient Magnetic Fields

  3. User Friendly: Localizing and Optimizing the MRI Signal for Imaging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-100

      Spatial Localization: Creating an Image

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      Pages 101-109

      Defining Image Size and Spatial Resolution

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      Pages 110-127

      Putting It All Together: An Introduction to Pulse Sequences

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      Pages 128-138

      Understanding, Assessing, and Maximizing Image Quality

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      Pages 139-153

      Artifacts: When Things Go Wrong, It’s Not Necessarily All Bad

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      Pages 154-162

      Safety: First, Do No Harm

  4. To the Limit: Advanced MRI Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-173

      Preparatory Modules: Saturation Techniques

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      Pages 174-186

      Readout Modules: Fast Imaging

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      Pages 187-193

      Volumetric Imaging: The Three-dimensional Fourier Transform

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      Pages 194-199

      Parallel Imaging: Acceleration with SENSE and SMASH

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      Pages 200-232

      Flow and Angiography: Artifacts and Imaging of Coherent Motion

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      Pages 233-244

      Diffusion: Detection of Microscopic Motion

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      Pages 245-262

      Understanding and Exploiting Magnetic Susceptibility

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      Pages 263-274

      Spectroscopy and Spectroscopic Imaging: In Vivo Chemical Assays by Exploiting the Chemical Shift

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 275-313