Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Author: Marinus T. Vlaardingerbroek
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783662052525
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Genre: Science

Presents an overall analytical treatment of MRI physics and engineering. Special attention is paid to the treatment of intrinsic artefacts of the different sequences which can be described for the different scan methods. The book contains many images, especially showing specific properties of the different scan methods. The methods discussed include RARE, GRASE, EPI and Spiral Scan. The 3rd edition deals with stranger gradient and new RF coil systems, and sequences such as Balanced FFE and q-space diffusion imaging and SENSE.

Magnetresonanzbildgebung

Author: Marinus T. Vlaardingerbroek
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642186974
Release Date: 2013-03-08
Genre: Science

Das bekannte Lehrbuch zur Physik und Technik der kernmagnetischen Resonanz liegt jetzt auch in deutscher Sprache vor. Es beschreibt den physikalischen Hintergrund der Scan-Methoden und ihren Einsatz in der medizinischen Diagnostik. In diesem Zusammenhang werden auch neue Wege und Verfahren aufgezeigt. Besondere Aufmerksamkeit gilt der Behandlung von Artefakten und ihrer mathematischen Beschreibung. Das Buch ist mit vielen Illustrationen zu Scan-Verfahren, wie z.B. RARE, GRASE, EPI, Balanced FFE und Spiralscan ausgestattet. Detaillierte Aussagen über Echoamplituden in Multi-Echosequenzen, wie TSE, FFE und BURST sind in einem besonderen Kapitel mit Hilfe der Konfigurationstheorie ausführlich abgehandelt. Eine kurze Einführung in die Geschichte der MR-Bildgebung rundet dieses Buch ab.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine

Author: Scott W. Atlas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078176985X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Established as the leading textbook on imaging diagnosis of brain and spine disorders, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine is now in its Fourth Edition. This thoroughly updated two-volume reference delivers cutting-edge information on nearly every aspect of clinical neuroradiology. Expert neuroradiologists, innovative renowned MRI physicists, and experienced leading clinical neurospecialists from all over the world show how to generate state-of-the-art images and define diagnoses from crucial clinical/pathologic MR imaging correlations for neurologic, neurosurgical, and psychiatric diseases spanning fetal CNS anomalies to disorders of the aging brain. Highlights of this edition include over 6,800 images of remarkable quality, more color images, and new information using advanced techniques, including perfusion and diffusion MRI and functional MRI. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.

Understanding Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Author: Robert C. Smith
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849326583
Release Date: 1997-11-20
Genre: Medical

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the most technically dependent imaging technique in radiology. To perform and interpret MRI studies correctly, an understanding of the basic underlying principles is essential. Understanding Magnetic Resonance Imaging explains the pulse sequences, imaging options, and coils used to produce MR images, providing a strong foundation for performing and interpreting imaging studies. The text is complemented by more than 100 figures and 25 photomicrographs illustrating the techniques discussed. Radiology residents, MR technologists, and radiologists should not be without Understanding Magnetic Resonance Imaging-the only single resource that explains all technical aspects of MRI, including recent advances, and presents all imaging options.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Stroke

Author: Stephen Davis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521806836
Release Date: 2003-03-20
Genre: Medical

A profusely illustrated review of the scientific basis and clinical applications of MRI in stroke.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Author: Pottumarthi V. Prasad
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781597450102
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Methods and Biologic Applications discusses the progress that has been made in the area of MRI, and its potential to offer much more in terms of understanding basic biology and physiology both in animals and humans. Topics covered in this text include: MRI of small and large animal physiology, temperature/pH/pO2 measurements, and MRS of the brain and heart.

Magnetic Resonance Tomography

Author: Maximilian F Reiser
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540293558
Release Date: 2007-12-05
Genre: Medical

With an incredible 2400 illustrations, and written by a multitude of international experts, this book provides a comprehensive overview of both the physics and the clinical applications of MRI, including practical guidelines for imaging. The authors define the importance of MRI in the diagnosis of several disease groups in comparison or combination with other methods. Chapters dealing with basic principles of MRI, MR spectroscopy (MRS), interventional MRI and functional MRI (fMRI) illustrate the broad range of applications for MRI. Both standard and cutting-edge applications of MRI are included. Material on molecular imaging and nanotechnology give glimpses into the future of the field.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Author: Christakis Constantinides
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482217322
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre: Medical

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a rapidly developing field in basic applied science and clinical practice. Research efforts in this area have already been recognized with five Nobel prizes awarded to seven Nobel laureates in the past 70 years. Based on courses taught at The Johns Hopkins University, Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Basics provides a solid introduction to this powerful technology. The book begins with a general description of the phenomenon of magnetic resonance and a brief summary of Fourier transformations in two dimensions. It examines the fundamental principles of physics for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) signal formation and image construction and provides a detailed explanation of the mathematical formulation of MRI. Numerous image quantitative indices are discussed, including (among others) signal, noise, signal-to-noise, contrast, and resolution. The second part of the book examines the hardware and electronics of an MRI scanner and the typical measurements and simulations of magnetic fields. It introduces NMR spectroscopy and spectral acquisition and imaging techniques employing various pulse sequences. The final section explores the advanced imaging technique of parallel imaging. Structured so that each chapter builds on the knowledge gained in the previous one, the book is enriched by numerous worked examples and problem sets with selected solutions, giving readers a firm grasp of the foundations of MRI technology.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Bone Marrow

Author: Andrea Baur-Melnyk
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642178603
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Genre: Medical

On account of its unrivalled imaging capabilities and sensitivity, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is considered the modality of choice for the investigation of physiologic and pathologic processes affecting the bone marrow. This book describes the MRI appearances of both the normal bone marrow, including variants, and the full range of bone marrow disorders. Detailed discussion is devoted to malignancies, including multiple myeloma, lymphoma, chronic myeloproliferative disorders, leukemia, and bone metastases. Among the other conditions covered are benign and malignant compression fractures, osteonecrosis, hemolytic anemia, Gaucher’s disease, bone marrow edema syndrome, trauma, and infective and non-infective inflammatory disease. Further chapters address the role of MRI in assessing treatment response, the use of contrast media, and advanced MRI techniques. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Bone Marrow represents an ideal reference for both novice and experienced practitioners.

Computed Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of The Whole Body E Book

Author: John R. Haaga
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323076210
Release Date: 2008-12-08
Genre: Medical

Now more streamlined and focused than ever before, the 6th edition of CT and MRI of the Whole Body is a definitive reference that provides you with an enhanced understanding of advances in CT and MR imaging, delivered by a new team of international associate editors. Perfect for radiologists who need a comprehensive reference while working on difficult cases, it presents a complete yet concise overview of imaging applications, findings, and interpretation in every anatomic area. The new edition of this classic reference — released in its 40th year in print — is a must-have resource, now brought fully up to date for today’s radiology practice. Includes both MR and CT imaging applications, allowing you to view correlated images for all areas of the body. Coverage of interventional procedures helps you apply image-guided techniques. Includes clinical manifestations of each disease with cancer staging integrated throughout. Over 5,200 high quality CT, MR, and hybrid technology images in one definitive reference. For the radiologist who needs information on the latest cutting-edge techniques in rapidly changing imaging technologies, such as CT, MRI, and PET/CT, and for the resident who needs a comprehensive resource that gives a broad overview of CT and MRI capabilities. Brand-new team of new international associate editors provides a unique global perspective on the use of CT and MRI across the world. Completely revised in a new, more succinct presentation without redundancies for faster access to critical content. Vastly expanded section on new MRI and CT technology keeps you current with continuously evolving innovations.

Contrast Agents I

Author: Werner Krause
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540422471
Release Date: 2002-01-22
Genre: Medical

Extracellular MRI and X-ray contrast agents are characterized by their phar- cokinetic behaviour.After intravascular injection their plasma-level time curve is characeterized by two phases. The agents are rapidly distributed between plasma and interstitial spaces followed by renal elimination with a terminal half-live of approximatly 1–2 hours. They are excreted via the kidneys in unchanged form by glomerular filtration. Extracellular water-soluble contrast agents to be applied for X-ray imaging were introduced into clinical practice in 1923. Since that time they have proved to be most valuable tools in diagnostics.They contain iodine as the element of choice with a sufficiently high atomic weight difference to organic tissue. As positive contrast agents their attenuation of radiation is higher compared with the attenuation of the surrounding tissue. By this contrast enhancement X-ray diagnostics could be improved dramatically. In 2,4,6-triiodobenzoic acid derivatives iodine is firmly bound. Nowadays diamides of the 2,4,6-triiodo-5-acylamino-isophthalic acid like iopromide (Ultravist, Fig. 1) are used as non-ionic (neutral) X-ray contrast agents in most cases [1].

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Tissue Engineering

Author: Mrignayani Kotecha
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119193357
Release Date: 2017-03-06
Genre: Science

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Tissue Engineering provides a unique overview of the field of non-invasive MRI assessment of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine Establish a dialogue between the tissue-engineering scientists and imaging experts and serves as a guide for tissue engineers and biomaterial developers alike Provides comprehensive details of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques used to assess a variety of engineered and regenerating tissues and organs Covers cell-based therapies, engineered cartilage, bone, meniscus, tendon, ligaments, cardiovascular, liver and bladder tissue engineering and regeneration assessed by MRI Includes a chapter on oxygen imaging method that predominantly is used for assessing hypoxia in solid tumors for improving radiation therapy but has the ability to provide information on design strategies and cellular viability in tissue engineering regenerative medicine

Magnetic Resonance Imaging E Book

Author: Stewart C. Bushong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323277655
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Medical

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical and Biological Principles, 4th Edition offers comprehensive, well-illustrated coverage on this specialized subject at a level that does not require an extensive background in math and physics. It covers the fundamentals and principles of conventional MRI along with the latest fast imaging techniques and their applications. Beginning with an overview of the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism (Part 1), Parts 2 and 3 present an in-depth explanation of how MRI works. The latest imaging methods are presented in Parts 4 and 5, and the final section (Part 6) covers personnel and patient safety and administration issues. This book is perfect for student radiographers and practicing technologists preparing to take the MRI advanced certification exam offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). "I would recommend it to anyone starting their MRI training and anyone trying to teach MRI to others." Reviewed by RAD Magazine, June 2015 Challenge questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your comprehension. Chapter outlines and objectives assist you in following the hierarchy of material in the text. Penguin boxes highlight key points in the book to help you retain the most important information and concepts in the text. NEW! Two MRI practice exams that mirror the test items in each ARRT category have been added to the end of the text to help you replicate the ARRT exam experience. NEW! Chapter on Partially Parallel Magnetic Resonance Imaging increases the comprehensiveness of the text. NEW! Updated key terms have been added to each chapter with an updated glossary defining each term.