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Frontiers in European Radiology

  • Arbert L. Baert
  • Erik Boijsen
  • Walter A. Fuchs
  • Friedrich H. W. Heuck
Conference proceedings

Part of the Frontiers in European Radiology book series (FER, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-V
  2. W. Loeffler
    Pages 1-15
  3. R. E. Steiner, G. M. Bydder
    Pages 17-29
  4. F. W. Smith
    Pages 31-40
  5. P. Marhoff, M. Pfeiler
    Pages 41-61
  6. M. P. Capp, S. Nudelman, D. Fisher, T. W. Ovitt, G. D. Pond, M. M. Frost et al.
    Pages 63-71
  7. A. B. Crummy, C. A. Mistretta
    Pages 73-90
  8. T. F. Meaney, M. A. Weinstein, E. Buonocore, J. H. Gallagher
    Pages 91-102
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 103-106

About these proceedings

Introduction

The second volume of Frontiers in European Radiology covers two very promising techniques in diagnostic radiology, namely digital radiography and nuclear mag­ netic resonance imaging. Leading experts in both fields from Europe and the Unit­ ed States were invited to give a critical overview; digital fluoroscopy is reported on mainly by American scientists since this technique has been developed primarily in the United States, while the results of nuclear magnetic resonance imaging are pre­ sented by British groups currently at the forefront of research in this field. The pa­ pers reflect the state of the art at mid-1981, when the contributors gathered for the yearly symposium on Current Topics in Diagnostic Radiology in Berne, Switzer­ land. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, also known as spin imaging or zeugmato­ graphy, has produced striking progress within the past few years - even within the past few months - as described in three papers of this volume. The images generally reflect the distribution of mobile protons contained within water and fats, and pro­ vide remarkable discrimination between different tissues. Malignant tissue might be identified with this technique, and a wide range of disorders associated with water concentration, diffusion, and flow would be amenable to study; the measurement of blood flow could be particularly interesting.

Keywords

diagnostic radiology magnetic resonance magnetic resonance imaging magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Arbert L. Baert
    • 1
  • Erik Boijsen
    • 2
  • Walter A. Fuchs
    • 3
  • Friedrich H. W. Heuck
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyUniversitaire ZiekenhuizenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity HospitalLundSweden
  3. 3.Institut für Diagnostische Radiologie der UniversitätInselspital BernBernSwitzerland
  4. 4.Radiologisches Institut im Zentrum RadiologieKatharinenhospital (Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Tübingen)StuttgartGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-48322-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-48324-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-48322-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0722-7035
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