Magnetic resonance imaging : physical principles and applications / Vadim Kuperman.
- San Diego : Academic Press 2000
- Description based upon print version of record.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Front Cover; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; References; Chapter 1. Basic Principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance; 1.1. The Phenomenon of NMR; 1.2. Motion of Magnetic Moments; 1.3. The Bloch Equations; 1.4. Basic NMR Experiment; 1.5. T*2 Decay; 1.6. Spin Echoes; 1.7. Signal Attenuation Due to Diffusion; References; Chapter 2. Excitation of the Transverse Magnetization; 2.1. Dynamics of Repeatedly Excited Magnetization; 2.2. Ernst Angle; 2.3. Spatially Selective Excitation; References
- Chapter 3. Basic Techniques for 2D and 3D MRI3.1. Image Reconstruction from Discrete Samples; 3.2. Frequency and Phase Encoding; 3.3. Basic Gradient and Spin-echo Pulse Sequences; 3.4. K-space; References; Chapter 4. Contrast in MR Imaging; 4.1. Main Contrast Mechanisms in 1H MRI; 4.2. Contrast Agents; 4.3. Magnetization Transfer Contrast; 4.4. Diffusion-Weighted Images; References; Chapter 5. Signal-to-Noise Ratio in MRI; 5.1. Noise Variance in MR Images; 5.2. SNR in 2D and 3D MRI; 5.3. SNR Field Dependence; References; Chapter 6. Image Artifacts
- 6.1. Artifacts Due to Magnetic Field Nonuniformity6.2. Chemical Shift Artifacts; 6.3. Artifacts Due to Motion and Flow; 6.4. MRI Techniques for Motion Artifact Reduction; References; Chapter 7. Rapid MR Imaging; 7.1. Rapid Gradient-Echo Imaging; 7.2. Echo-Planar Imaging; 7.3. Fast Spin-Echo Imaging; 7.4. Spiral Imaging; 7.5. Partial k-Space Acquisition; References; Chapter 8. MR Imaging of Flow; 8.1. Time-of-Flight Techniques; 8.2. Phase-contrast MRA; 8.3. Contrast-enhanced MRI of Flow; References; Chapter 9. MRI Instrumentation: Magnets, Gradient Coils, and Radiofrequency Coils; 9.1. Magnets
- 9.2. Gradient Coils9.3. Radiofrequency Coils; References; Appendix; A. Phase-sensitive Detection; B. Image Display; Index
- Other format: ; ISBN: 0-12-429150-3
- Electronic books.
- This book is intended as a text/reference for students, researchers, and professors interested in physical and biomedical applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Both the theoretical and practical aspects of MRI are emphasized. The book begins with a comprehensive discussion of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) phenomenon based on quantum mechanics and the classical theory of electromagnetism. The first three chapters of this book provide the foundation needed to understand the basic characteristics of MR images, e.g.,image contrast, spatial resolution, signal-to-noise ratio, comm
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