Physics of Clinical MR Taught Through Images

ISBN-10: 1604061618

ISBN-13: 9781604061611

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Val M. Runge, Wolfgang R. Nitz, Stuart H. Schmeets

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List price: $69.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Components of an MR Scanner
MR Safety: Static Magnetic Field
MR Safety: Gradient Magnetic and Radiofrequency Fields
Radiofrequency (RF) Coils
Multichannel Coil Technology: Introduction
Multichannel Coil Technology: Body Imaging
Imaging Basics: k Space, Raw Data, Image Data
Motion Reduction: Triggering, Gating, Navigator Echoes
Image Resolution: Pixel and Voxel Size
Imaging Basics: Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
Imaging Basics: Contrast-to-Noise Ratio (CNR)
SNR Versus CNR
T1, T2, and Proton Density
Spin Echo Imaging
Fast Spin Echo Imaging
Fast Spin Echo: Reduced Refocusing Angle
Driven-Equilibrium Fourier Transformation (DEFT)
Reordering: Phase Encoding
Half Acquisition Single-Shot Turbo Spin Echo (HASTE)
Inversion Recovery: Part 1
Inversion Recovery: Part 2
Fluid-Attenuated IR with Fat Saturation (FLAIR FS)
Spoiled Gradient Echo
Refocused (Steady State) Gradient Echo
Dual-Echo Steady State (DESS)
Balanced Gradient Echo
Balanced Steady-State Free Precession (b-SSFP)
PSIF: The Backward-Running FISP
Constructive Interference in a Steady State (CISS)
Faster and Stronger Gradients: Part 1
Faster and Stronger Gradients: Part 2
Multislice Imaging and Concatenations
3D Imaging: Basic Principles
3D Imaging: MP-RAGE
3D Imaging: SPACE
Susceptibility-Weighted Imaging
Echo Planar Imaging
Flow Effects: Fast and Slow Flow
Phase Imaging: Flow
2D Time-of-Flight MRA
3D Time-of-Flight MRA
Flip Angle, TR, MT, and Field Strength (in 3D TOF MRA)
Phase-Contrast MRA
Contrast-Enhanced MRA: Basics; Renal, Abdomen
Contrast-Enhanced MRA: Carotid Arteries
Contrast-Enhanced MRA: Peripheral Circulation
Image Composing
Continuous Moving-Table Imaging
Abdomen: Motion Correction
Volume-Interpolated Breath-Hold Examination (VIBE)
Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
Fat Suppression: Spectral Saturation
Water Excitation, Fat Excitation
Fat Suppression: Short Tau Inversion Recovery (STIR)
Fat Suppression: Phase Cycling
Magnetization Transfer
Calculating T1 and T2 Relaxation Times (Calculated Images)
Perfusion Imaging
Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL)
Diffusion-Weighted Imaging
Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent (BOLD) Imaging: Theory
Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent (BOLD) Imaging: Applications
Proton Spectroscopy (Theory)
Proton Spectroscopy (Chemical-Shift Imaging)
Number of Averages
Slice Thickness
Slice Profile
Slice Excitation Order (in Fast Spin Echo Imaging)
Slice Orientation
Field of View (FOV)
Field of View: Rectangular
Matrix Size: Readout
Matrix Size: Phase Encoding
Partial Fourier
Image Interpolation (Zero Filling)
Parallel Imaging: Part 1
Parallel Imaging: Part 2
Filtering Images (to Reduce Artifacts)
Filtering Images (to Improve SNR)
Geometric Distortion
3D Evaluation: Image Postprocessing
Contrast Media: Gd Chelates with Extracellular Distribution
Contrast Media: Gd Chelates with Protein Binding
Contrast Media: Other Agents (Non-gadolinium)
Cardiac Morphology
Cardiac Function
Cardiac Imaging: Myocardial Perfusion
Cardiac Imaging: Myocardial Viability
MR Mammography: Dynamic Imaging
MR Mammography: Silicone
Artifacts: Magnetic Susceptibility
Maximizing Magnetic Susceptibility
Artifacts: Metal
Chemical Shift: Sampling Bandwidth
Motion: Ghosting and Smearing
Gradient Moment Nulling
Spatial Saturation
Flow Artifacts
Truncation Artifacts
New Open MR Systems
Magnetic Field Effects at 3 T
SNR at 3 T
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
Advanced Receiver Coil Design
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