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Cardiovascular MRI : physical principles to practical protocols / Vivian S. Lee ; illustrated by Martha Helmers.

Author:
Lee, Vivian S., 1966- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
Description:
xiv, 402 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary note:
"Cardiovascular MRI is designed to provide clinicians with a strong background in the basic and more advanced principles of MR physics underlying cardiovascular MRI methods and then aims to combine this understanding with principal tips and protocols for ensuring success in the clinical setting."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Sect. I. MR physics -- 1. Overview of MRI and basic principles -- 2. RF excitation and signal generation -- 3. Tissue characteristics and contrast agents : PD, T1, and T2 -- 4. Echoes -- 5. Spatial localization and introduction to k-space -- 6. K-space -- 7. More k-space : the relationship between k-space and the image -- 8. Fast scanning and k-space shortcuts -- 9. Selectively saturating, nulling, and exciting protons -- 10. Safety and cardiovascular MRI -- Sect. II. Vascular MR imaging -- 1. Flow -- 2. Time-of-flight MR angiography -- 3. Phase contrast MRI : flow quantification and MRA -- 4. Gadolinium-enhanced MR angiography -- Sect. III. Cardiac MR imaging -- 1. ECG gating -- 2. Cardiac imaging planes -- 3. Black-blood imaging -- 4. Cine gradient echo imaging -- 5. Tissue characterization in the heart -- 6. Phase contrast flow quantification in the heart -- 7. Ischemic cardiac disease -- 8. Coronary artery imaging.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0781779960 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2005033038
OCLC:
62324752
International Article Number:
  • 9780781779968
RCP:
C - S