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Morphology and Function in MRI

Cardiovascular and Renal Systems

  • Gustav Konrad von Schulthess

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 133-144

About this book

Introduction

MRI has opened up new possibilities in combined morphological and functional imaging, and now there is a book which discusses both aspects together. Two systems which already demonstrate the advantages of MRI are presented. In the cardiovascular system, motion and flow can be imaged so that even flow velocities in the deep vessels of the body can be measured, and turbulences can be identified. In the study of the kidneys, a combination of renally excreted contrast media and imaging provides within seconds insight into glomerular filtration in health and disease. These current possibilities, and their limitations, bring insight into the future potential of MRI.

Keywords

anatomy angiography cardiovascular cardiovascular system contrast media heart hemodynamics imaging kidney magnetic resonance magnetic resonance imaging magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Authors and affiliations

  • Gustav Konrad von Schulthess
    • 1
  1. 1.Departement Medizinische RadiologieUniversitätsspital ZürichZürichSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-73516-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-73518-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-73516-5
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