ISBN-10:
0632052643
ISBN-13:
9780632052646
Pub. Date:
01/28/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
Handbook of MRI Technique / Edition 2

Handbook of MRI Technique / Edition 2

by Catherine Westbrook

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ISBN-13: 9780632052646
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Catherine Westbrook is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the MSc MRI programme at Anglia Ruskin University, UK. She is also an independent teaching consultant, providing teaching and assessment in MRI and radiographic subjects worldwide

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface x

Acknowledgements xi

About the companion website xii

1 How to use this book 1

Part 1 Theoretical and practical concepts 13

2 Parameters and trade-offs 15

3 Pulse sequences 23

4 Flow phenomena and artefacts 34

5 Gating and respiratory compensation techniques 41

6 Patient care and safety 48

7 Contrast agents 54

Part 2 Examination areas 57

8 Head and neck 59

Brain 62

Temporal lobes 81

Posterior fossa and internal auditory meatus 88

Pituitary fossa 95

Orbits 100

Paranasal sinuses 107

Pharynx 111

Larynx 117

Thyroid and parathyroid glands 121

Salivary glands 125

Temporomandibular joints 128

Vascular imaging 132

9 Spine 138

Cervical spine 141

Thoracic spine 151

Lumbar spine 157

Whole spine imaging 167

10 Chest 172

Lungs and mediastinum 175

Heart and great vessels 184

Thymus 198

Breast 201

Axilla 212

Brachial plexus 215

11 Abdomen 220

Liver and biliary system 223

Kidneys and adrenal glands 231

Pancreas 239

Vascular imaging 246

12 Pelvis 250

Male pelvis 253

Female pelvis 261

Obstetrics 266

13 Upper limb 269

Shoulder 272

Humerus 283

Elbow 287

Forearm 296

Wrist and hand 300

14 Lower limb 311

Hips 314

Femur 323

Knee 327

Tibia and fibula 338

Ankle 343

Foot 351

Vascular imaging 357

Index 365

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