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MRI at a Glance

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ISBN-10: 1405192550

ISBN-13: 9781405192552

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Catherine Westbrook

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Book details

List price: $60.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/23/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements and Dedication
Magnetism and electromagnetism
Atomic structure
Alignment and precession
Resonance and signal generation
Contrast mechanisms
Relaxation mechanisms
T1 recovery
T2 decay
T1 weighting
T2 weighting
Proton density weighting
Pulse sequence mechanisms
Conventional spin echo
Fast or turbo spin echo - how it works
Fast or turbo spin echo - how it's used
Inversion recovery
Gradient echo - how it works
Gradient echo - how it's used
The steady state
Coherent gradient echo
Incoherent gradient echo
Steady-state free precession
Balanced gradient echo
Ultrafast sequences
Diffusion and perfusion imaging
Functional imaging techniques
Gradient functions
Slice selection
Phase encoding
Frequency encoding
K space - what is it?
K space - how is it filled?
K space filling and signal amplitude
K space filling and spatial resolution
Data acquisition and frequency encoding
Data acquisition and phase encoding
Data acquisition and scan time
K space traversal and pulse sequences
Alternative K-space filling techniques
Signal to noise ratio
Contrast to noise ratio
Spatial resolution
Scan time
Trade-offs
Chemical shift
Out-of-phase artefact
Magnetic susceptibility
Phase wrap/aliasing 94
Phase mismapping (motion artefact)
Flow phenomena
Time-of-flight MR angiography
Phase contrast MR angiography
Contrast enhanced MR angiography
Contrast media
Magnets
Gradients
Radiofrequency coils
Other hardware
Bioeffects
Projectiles
Screening and safety procedures
Emergencies in the MR environment
Glossary
Index