Handbook of MRI Technique / Edition 3

Handbook of MRI Technique / Edition 3

by Catherine Westbrook
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405160853

ISBN-13: 9781405160858

Pub. Date: 10/13/2008

Publisher: Wiley

The progress of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a clinical tool has been extraordinary, out-stripping the rate of development of any other imaging technique. There has been a huge increase in the practical applications of MRI techniques and its uses look likely to extend even further with the development of high speed gradients and pulse sequences.

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Overview

The progress of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a clinical tool has been extraordinary, out-stripping the rate of development of any other imaging technique. There has been a huge increase in the practical applications of MRI techniques and its uses look likely to extend even further with the development of high speed gradients and pulse sequences.

The Handbook of MRI Technique has proved highly successful in guiding the uninitiated through scanning techniques and helping more experienced technologists to improve image quality. The third edition of this highly successful book has been fully revised and updated to consider new technologies and developments essential to good practice.

The book is split into two parts. Part 1 considers the main aspects of theory that relate to scanning and also includes practical tips on gating, equipment use, patient care and safety, and information on contrast media. Part 2 provides step by step instruction for examining each anatomical area, beginning with a basic anatomy section, followed by sections on indications, patient positioning, equipment, artefacts and tips on optimizing image quality. A section of problem-solving exercises completes the book.

Now in full color throughout with over 200 illustrations this book will continue to appeal to radiographers new to MRI and regular users who are looking for information on alternative techniques and suggestions on protocol modifications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405160858
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/13/2008
Edition description:
3
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. How to use this book.

Abbreviations.

PART 1 Theoretical and practical concepts.

Chapter 2. Parameters and trade-offs.

Chapter 3. Pulse sequences.

Chapter 4. Flow phenomena and artefacts.

Flow phenomena.

Artefacts.

Chapter 5. Gating and respiratory compensation techniques.

Chapter 6. Patient care and safety.

Chapter 7. Contrast agents.

PART 2 Examination areas.

Chapter 8. Head and neck.

Brain.

Temporal lobes.

Posterior fossa and internal auditory meati.

Pituitary fossa.

Orbits.

Paranasal sinuses.

Pharynx.

Larynx.

Thyroid and parathyroid glands.

Salivary glands.

Temporomandibular joints.

Vascular imaging.

Chapter 9. Spine.

Cervical spine.

Thoracic spine.

Lumbar spine.

Whole spine imaging.

Chapter 10 Chest.

Lungs and mediastinum.

Heart and great vessels.

Thymus.

Breast.

Axilla.

Brachial plexus.

Chapter 11. Abdomen.

Liver and biliary system.

Kidneys and adrenal glands.

Pancreas.

Vascular imaging.

Chapter 12. Pelvis.

Male pelvis.

Female pelvis.

Obstetrics.

Chapter 13. Upper limb.

Shoulder.

Humerus.

Elbow.

Forearm.

Wrist and Hand.

Chapter 14. Lower limb.

Hips.

Femur.

Knee.

Tibia and fibula.

Ankle.

Foot.

Vascular imaging.

Chapter 15. Paediatric imaging.

Index

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