MRI: Basic Principles and Applications

Editor/Author Dale, Brian M., Brown, Mark A. and Semelka, Richard C.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-119-01305-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 227
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2019
Table of Contents

This fifth edition of the most accessible introduction to MRI principles and applications from renowned teachers in the field provides an understandable yet comprehensive update.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • ABR study guide topics
  • Chapter 1: Production of net magnetization
  • 1.1 Magnetic fields
  • 1.2 Nuclear spin
  • 1.3 Nuclear magnetic moments
  • 1.4 Larmor precession
  • 1.5 Net magnetization
  • 1.6 Susceptibility and magnetic materials
  • Chapter 2: Concepts of magnetic resonance
  • 2.1 Radiofrequency excitation
  • 2.2 Radiofrequency signal detection
  • 2.3 Chemical shift
  • Chapter 3: Relaxation
  • 3.1 T1 relaxation and saturation
  • 3.2 T2 relaxation, T2* relaxation, and spin echoes
  • Chapter 4: Principles of magnetic resonance imaging – 1
  • 4.1 Gradient fields
  • 4.2 Slice selection
  • 4.3 Readout or frequency encoding
  • 4.4 Phase encoding
  • 4.5 Sequence looping
  • Chapter 5: Principles of magnetic resonance imaging – 2
  • 5.1 Frequency selective excitation
  • 5.2 Composite pulses
  • 5.3 Raw data and image data matrices
  • 5.4 Signal-to-noise ratio and tradeoffs
  • 5.5 Raw data and k-space
  • 5.6 Reduced k-space techniques
  • 5.7 Reordered k-space filling techniques
  • 5.8 Other k-space filling techniques
  • 5.9 Phased-array coils
  • 5.10 Parallel acquisition methods
  • Chapter 6: Pulse sequences
  • 6.1 Spin echo sequences
  • 6.2 Gradient echo sequences
  • 6.3 Echo planar imaging sequences
  • 6.4 Magnetization-prepared sequences
  • Chapter 7: Measurement parameters and image contrast
  • 7.1 Intrinsic parameters
  • 7.2 Extrinsic parameters
  • 7.3 Parameter tradeoffs
  • Chapter 8: Signal suppression techniques
  • 8.1 Spatial presaturation
  • 8.2 Magnetization transfer suppression
  • 8.3 Frequency-selective saturation
  • 8.4 Nonsaturation methods
  • Chapter 9: Artifacts
  • 9.1 Motion artifacts
  • 9.2 Sequence/Protocol-related artifacts
  • 9.3 External artifacts
  • Chapter 10: Motion artifact reduction techniques
  • 10.1 Acquisition parameter modification
  • 10.2 Triggering/Gating
  • 10.3 Flow compensation
  • 10.4 Radial-based motion compensation
  • Chapter 11: Magnetic resonance angiography
  • 11.1 Time-of-flight MRA
  • 11.2 Phase contrast MRA
  • 11.3 Maximum intensity projection
  • Chapter 12: Advanced imaging applications
  • 12.1 Diffusion
  • 12.2 Perfusion
  • 12.3 Functional brain imaging
  • 12.4 Ultra-high field imaging
  • 12.5 Noble gas imaging
  • Chapter 13: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • 13.1 Additional concepts
  • 13.2 Localization techniques
  • 13.3 Spectral analysis and postprocessing
  • 13.4 Ultra-high field spectroscopy
  • Chapter 14: Instrumentation
  • 14.1 Computer systems
  • 14.2 Magnet system
  • 14.3 Gradient system
  • 14.4 Radiofrequency system
  • 14.5 Data acquisition system
  • 14.6 Summary of system components
  • Chapter 15: Contrast agents
  • 15.1 Intravenous agents
  • 15.2 Oral agents
  • Chapter 16: Safety
  • 16.1 Base magnetic field
  • 16.2 Cryogens
  • 16.3 Gradients
  • 16.4 RF power deposition
  • 16.5 Contrast media
  • Chapter 17: Clinical applications
  • 17.1 General principles of clinical MR imaging
  • 17.2 Examination design considerations
  • 17.3 Protocol considerations for anatomical regions
  • 17.4 Recommendations for specific sequences and clinical situations
  • References and suggested readings