Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences by Matt A. Bernstein, Kevin F. King, Xiaohong Joe Zhou | | 9780120928613 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences

Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences

by Matt A. Bernstein, Kevin F. King, Xiaohong Joe Zhou
     
 

ISBN-10: 0120928612

ISBN-13: 9780120928613

Pub. Date: 09/07/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the most important medical imaging techniques available today. There is an installed base of approximately 15,000 MRI scanners worldwide. Each of these scanners is capable of running many different "pulse sequences", which are governed by physics and engineering principles, and implemented by software programs that control

Overview

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the most important medical imaging techniques available today. There is an installed base of approximately 15,000 MRI scanners worldwide. Each of these scanners is capable of running many different "pulse sequences", which are governed by physics and engineering principles, and implemented by software programs that control the MRI hardware. To utilize an MRI scanner to the fullest extent, a conceptual understanding of its pulse sequences is crucial. This book offers a complete guide that can help the scientists, engineers, clinicians, and technologists in the field of MRI understand and better employ their scanner.

·Explains pulse sequences, their components, and the associated image reconstruction methods commonly used in MRI
·Provides self-contained sections for individual techniques
·Can be used as a quick reference guide or as a resource for deeper study
·Includes both non-mathematical and mathematical descriptions
·Contains numerous figures, tables, references, and worked example problems

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120928613
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/07/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1040
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Background; Introduction. Part II: RF Pulses; RF Pulse Shapes; Basic RF Pulse Functions; Spectral RF Pulses; Spatial RF Pulses; Adiabatic RF Pulses. Part III: Gradients; Gradient Lobe Shapes; Imaging Gradients; Motion Sensitizing Gradients; Correction Gradients. Part IV: Data Acquisition, K-Space Sampling, and Image Reconstruction; Signal Acquisition and K-Space Sampling; Basics of Physiologica Gating, Triggering, and Monitoring; Common Image Reconstruction Techniques. Part V: Pulse Sequences; Basic Pulse Sequences; Angiographic Pulse Sequences; Echo Train Pulse Sequences; Advanced Pulse Sequence Techniques.

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