Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical and Biological Principles / Edition 3

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical and Biological Principles / Edition 3

by Stewart C. Bushong
     
 

Intended for technologists, this textbook introduces the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, explains how the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system works, and describes the latest imaging techniques. The third edition adds chapters on perfusion imaging, diffusion imaging, and cardiac MRI. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

Overview

Intended for technologists, this textbook introduces the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, explains how the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system works, and describes the latest imaging techniques. The third edition adds chapters on perfusion imaging, diffusion imaging, and cardiac MRI. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323014854
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.84(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. IFundamentals1
1An Overview of Magnetic Resonance Imaging3
2Electricity and Magnetism18
3Nuclear Magnetism41
4Equilibrium-Saturation51
5Radiofrequency Pulse Sequences59
6Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters64
7How to Measure Relaxation Times73
8Fourier Transforms in Magnetic Resonance Imaging83
9Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy97
Pt. IIThe Imaging System111
10Magnetic Resonance Imaging Hardware113
11Primary Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnets123
12Secondary Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnets139
13The Purchase Decision and Site Selection156
Pt. IIIImage Formation171
14Digital Imaging173
15A Walk Through the Spatial Frequency Domain192
16The Musical Score205
17Magnetic Resonance Images225
Pt. IVPulse Sequences255
18Spin Echo Imaging257
19Chemical Shift and Magnetization Transfer278
20Gradient Echo Imaging287
21Faster Imaging Techniques303
22Echo Planer Imaging311
Pt. VApplications317
23Magnetic Resonance Angiography319
24Perfusion Imaging333
25Diffusion Imaging342
26Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging348
Pt. VISafety363
27Contrast Agents and Magnetic Resonance Imaging365
28Magnetic Resonance Artifacts374
29Biological Effects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging393
30Managing a Magnetic Resonance Imaging System410
App. AThe Bloch Equations430
App. BAdditional Resources434
Practice Examinations437
Answers to Challenge Questions463
Answers to Practice Examinations477
Glossary of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Terms480

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