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Introduction to the Technology of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Infertility

  • Rudolf Klimek

Abstract

For more than one hundred years, investigators all over the world have been trying to develop techniques by which visualization of the body’s interior, firstly only cavities, would be possible. The pioneer of this field, Phillip Bozzini,1 wrote in 1807 “As it is impossible to obtain from chemistry a substance capable of illuminating the interior of the body cavities, and thus render these accessible to our eye, by means of a straight tube inserted therein, we have to conduct light from outside through the inserted tube.”

Keywords

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Body Cavity Nuclear Magnetic Reso Artificial Environment Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Technique 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Klimek
    • 1
  1. 1.Ob/Gyn Institute CopernicusUniversity School of MedicineCracowPoland

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