How does MRI work?: An Introduction to the Physics and Function of Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Edition 2

How does MRI work?: An Introduction to the Physics and Function of Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Edition 2

by Dominik Weishaupt, J.M. Froehlich, D. Nanz, Victor D. Kochli, K.P. Pruessmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540300678

ISBN-13: 9783540300670

Pub. Date: 02/06/2008

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

A succinct introduction to the physics and function of magnetic resonance imaging with an emphasis on practical information. This thoroughly revised second edition is clearly structured. The underlying physical principles of the MR experiment are described and the basic pulse sequences commonly used in clinical MRI. It progresses to more advanced techniques such as

Overview

A succinct introduction to the physics and function of magnetic resonance imaging with an emphasis on practical information. This thoroughly revised second edition is clearly structured. The underlying physical principles of the MR experiment are described and the basic pulse sequences commonly used in clinical MRI. It progresses to more advanced techniques such as parallel imaging and cardiovascular MR imaging. An extensive glossary offers rapid access to MRI terminology and will help those seeking to understand this interesting fascinating subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540300670
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
02/06/2008
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2006. Corr. 2nd printing 2008
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Spin and the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Phenomenon.- Relaxation.- Image Contrast.- Slice Selection and Spatial Encoding.- Factors Affecting the Signal-to-Noise Ratio.- The MR Scanner.- Basic Pulse Sequences.- Fast Pulse Sequences.- Fat Suppression Techniques.- Parallel Imaging.- Cardiovascular Imaging.- MR Contrast Agents.- MR Artifacts.- High-Field Clinical MR Imaging.- Bioeffects and Safety.

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