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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Central Nervous System

  • R. E. Steiner
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In this short chapter, recent clinical developments in magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the brain will be discussed. The technical developments have been reported previously [1] and there are a number of recent reviews on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging of the brain [2, 3]. A new development which has not been covered previously deals with paramagnetic contrast agents which are of potential importance in MRI of the central nervous system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Steiner
    • 1
  1. 1.NMR UnitRoyal Postgraduate Medical SchoolLondonGreat Britain

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