Technical considerations

  • Roland Chisin
  • Mark W. Ragozzino
  • Michael P. Joseph
  • Alfred L. Weber
  • Max L. Goodman
  • Richard L. Fabian
Chapter
Part of the Series in Radiology book series (SERA, volume 18)

Abstract

The interpretation of Magnetic Resonance (MR) images, necessitates a minimum understanding of some basic concepts. Because of the importance of the various MR parameters in image construction, a summary defining the different terms and parameters currently used will be presented first. This summary will be followed by a more detailed overview of MRI physics. Due to the complexity of NMR, only a cursory review is presented. For detailed information, the reader is referred to the articles enumerated in the appended references [1–5].

Keywords

Radio Frequency Magnetic Field Gradient Spin Echo Technical Consideration Magnetic Resonance Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Chisin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mark W. Ragozzino
    • 3
    • 4
  • Michael P. Joseph
    • 5
    • 6
  • Alfred L. Weber
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  • Max L. Goodman
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  • Richard L. Fabian
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.Hebrew UniversityJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Hadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael
  3. 3.MRI SectionMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  4. 4.Delaney RadiologistsWilmingtonUSA
  5. 5.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  6. 6.Massachusetts Eye and Ear InfirmaryBostonUSA
  7. 7.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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