Author: Matt A. Bernstein,Kevin F. King,Xiaohong Joe Zhou
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the most important medical imaging techniques available today. There is an installed base of approximately 15,000 MRI scanners worldwide. Each of these scanners is capable of running many different "pulse sequences", which are governed by physics and engineering principles, and implemented by software programs that control the MRI hardware. To utilize an MRI scanner to the fullest extent, a conceptual understanding of its pulse sequences is crucial. Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences offers a complete guide that can help the scientists, engineers, clinicians, and technologists in the field of MRI understand and better employ their scanner. Explains pulse sequences, their components, and the associated image reconstruction methods commonly used in MRI Provides self-contained sections for individual techniques Can be used as a quick reference guide or as a resource for deeper study Includes both non-mathematical and mathematical descriptions Contains numerous figures, tables, references, and worked example problems
Author: Catherine Westbrook
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The ideal clinical reference text for users of all types of MRI systems Written by international team of technologists from the USA, UK and Europe The ideal support for both for radiographers new to MRI and for regular users looking for information on alternative techniques and protocol modifications Now includes Key Points throughout for quick reference Companion website at wiley.com/go/westbrook/mritechnique with self-assessment and image flashcards
Author: Geraldine Burghart,Carol Ann Finn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Ensure high-quality diagnostic images with this practical scanning reference! Designed to help you plan and acquire MRI images, Handbook of MRI Scanning, by Geraldine Burghart and Carol Ann Finn, includes the step-by-step scanning protocols you need to produce optimal images. Coverage of all body regions prepares you to perform virtually any scan. Going beyond the referencing and recognition of three-plane, cross-sectional anatomy, each chapter demonstrates appropriate slice placements, typical midline images of each plane, and detailed line drawings of the pertinent anatomy corresponding to the midline images. With this handbook, you can conceptualize an entire scan and its intended outcome prior to performing the scan on a patient. Keep the book at your console -- it’s ideal for quick reference! Consistent, clinically based layout of the sections makes scanning information easy to use with three images per page to demonstrate clinical sequences in MRI examinations. Handy, pocket size offers easy, immediate access right at the console. 600 images provide multiple views and superb anatomic detail. Suggested technical parameters are provided in convenient tables for quick reference with space to write in site-specific protocols or equipment variations.
Eine Einführung in Physik und Funktionsweise der Magnetresonanzbildgebung
Author: Dominik Weishaupt,Victor D. Köchli,Borut Marincek
Wie schon die beiden vorherigen Auflagen, führt dieses Buch kurz und prägnant in die Physik und Funktionsweise der Magnetresonanztomographie ein. Insbesondere werden alle wichtigen Begriffe, die in der Klinik von Bedeutung sind und die zugrundeliegenden physikalischen Vorgänge verständlich gemacht. Entsprechend liegt der Schwerpunkt auf einem klar strukturierten Aufbau. Alle Kapitel wurden überarbeitet und auf den neuesten Stand des Wissens gebracht. Neu sind die Kapitel "Determinanten des Signal-zu-Rausch-Verhältnisses" und "Sicherheit und Risiken". Der zunehmenden Bedeutung des MRI in der nichtinvasiven Gefässdiagnostik wird mit einem speziellen Kapitel Rechnung getragen. Die Kapitel über MR-Sequenzen wurden neu gegliedert, um der Entwicklung zu immer schnelleren Sequenzen gerecht zu werden. Das Buch richtet sich in erster Linie an Ärzte, MTRAs und Studenten, die sich mit den Grundlagen der MR-Bildgebung vertraut machen wollen.
Author: Ian Elliott,Geoff Skerritt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Handbook of Small Animal MRI will help you make the most ofone of the greatest advancements in veterinary practice in recentyears, magnetic resonance imaging. Those using the servicesof mobile scanners dedicated to veterinary use, as well as those inpractices with their own MRI machine, will benefit from thisbook. It provides a clear and comprehensive account of howthis important diagnostic tool works. In addition this easyreference handbook provides guidance on the interpretation ofimages of common clinical conditions. An additional atlas ofnormal anatomy to further aid MRI interpretation isincluded. Written by two pioneering experts in the field witha combined experience of over 20,000 MRI studies of veterinarypatients, the book is suitable for small animal veterinariansand veterinary students.
Theorie und Praxis
Author: Marinus T. Vlaardingerbroek,Jacques A. Boer
Das bekannte Lehrbuch zur Physik und Technik der kernmagnetischen Resonanz liegt jetzt auch in deutscher Sprache vor. Es beschreibt den physikalischen Hintergrund der Scan-Methoden und ihren Einsatz in der medizinischen Diagnostik. In diesem Zusammenhang werden auch neue Wege und Verfahren aufgezeigt. Besondere Aufmerksamkeit gilt der Behandlung von Artefakten und ihrer mathematischen Beschreibung. Das Buch ist mit vielen Illustrationen zu Scan-Verfahren, wie z.B. RARE, GRASE, EPI, Balanced FFE und Spiralscan ausgestattet. Detaillierte Aussagen über Echoamplituden in Multi-Echosequenzen, wie TSE, FFE und BURST sind in einem besonderen Kapitel mit Hilfe der Konfigurationstheorie ausführlich abgehandelt. Eine kurze Einführung in die Geschichte der MR-Bildgebung rundet dieses Buch ab.
Eine praktische Anleitung
Author: P. Reimer,P.M. Parizel,F.-A. Stichnoth
Praktische Anleitungen für effiziente und kosteneffektive MRT-Untersuchungen in der täglichen Routine einschließlich MRT in der Pädiatrie Zweite, vollständig überarbeitete Auflage mit - neuen Techniken, Pulssequenzen und Protokollen - zusätzlichem Kapitel "MRT Thorax" - zahlreichen neuen Abbildungen
Author: G¿nter Gauglitz,Tuan Vo-Dinh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This handbook provides a straightforward introduction to spectroscopy, showing what it can do and how it does it, together with a clear, integrated and objective account of the wealth of information that can be derived from spectra. The sequence of chapters covers a wide range of the electromagnetic spectrum, and the physical processes involved, from nuclear phenomena to molecular rotation processes. - A day-by-day laboratory guide: its design based on practical knowledge of spectroscopists at universities, industries and research institutes - A well-structured information source containing methods and applications sections framed by sections on general topics - Guides users to a decision about which spectroscopic method and which instrumentation will be the most appropriate to solve their own practical problem - Rapid access to essential information - Correct analysis of a huge number of measured spectra data and smart use of such information sources as databases and spectra libraries
Author: Catherine Westbrook,Carolyn Kaut Roth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Since the first edition was published in 1993, MRI inPractice has become the standard text for radiographers,technologists, radiology residents, radiologists and even salesrepresentatives on the subject of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).This text is essential reading on undergraduate and postgraduateMRI courses. Furthermore MRI in Practice has come to beknown as the number one reference book and study guide in the areasof MR instrumentation, principles, pulse sequences, imageacquisition, and imaging parameters for the advanced levelexamination for MRI offered by the American Registry for RadiologicTechnologists (ARRT) in the USA. The book explains in clear terms the theory that underpinsmagnetic resonance so that the capabilities and operation of MRIsystems can be fully appreciated and maximised. This fourth editioncaptures recent advances, and coverage includes: parallel imagingtechniques and new sequences such as balanced gradient echo. Building on the success of the first three editions, the fourthedition has been fully revised and updated. The book now comes witha companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice"www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice/awhich hosts animated versions of a selection of illustrations inthe book that are used on the MRI in Practice Course.These animations and accompanying text are aimed at helping thereader’s comprehension of some of the more difficultconcepts. The website also hosts over 200 interactiveself-assessment exercises to help the reader test theirunderstanding. MRI in Practice features: Full color illustrations Logical presentation of the theory and applications of MRI A new page design A companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice"www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice/afeaturing interactive multiple choice questions, short answerquestions PLUS animations of more complex concepts from thebook For more information on the MRI in Practice Course andother learning resources by Westbrook and Talbot, please visit ahref="http://www.mrieducation.com/"www.mrieducation.com/a
A New MRI Regime
Author: Robert Kraus Jr.,Michelle Espy,Per Magnelind,Petr Volegov
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This book is designed to introduce the reader to the field of NMR/MRI at very low magnetic fields, from milli-Tesla to micro-Tesla, the ultra-low field (ULF) regime. The book is focused on applications to imaging the human brain, and hardware methods primarily based upon pre-polarization methods and SQUID-based detection. The goal of the text is to provide insight and tools for the reader to better understand what applications are best served by ULF NMR/MRI approaches. A discussion of the hardware challenges, such as shielding, operation of SQUID sensors in a dynamic field environment, and pulsed magnetic field generation are presented. One goal of the text is to provide the reader a framework of understanding the approaches to estimation and mitigation of low signal-to-noise and long imaging time, which are the main challenges. Special attention is paid to the combination of MEG and ULF MRI, and the benefits and challenges presented by trying to accomplish both with the same hardware. The book discusses the origin of unique relaxation contrast at ULF, and special considerations for image artifacts and how to correct them (i.e. concomitant gradients, ghost artifacts). A general discussion of MRI, with special consideration to the challenges of imaging at ULF and unique opportunities in pulse sequences, is presented. The book also presents an overview of some of the primary applications of ULF NMR/MRI being pursued.
Processing and Analysis Management
Publisher: Academic Press
Category: Technology & Engineering
In recent years, the remarkable advances in medical imaging instruments have increased their use considerably for diagnostics as well as planning and follow-up of treatment. Emerging from the fields of radiology, medical physics and engineering, medical imaging no longer simply deals with the technology and interpretation of radiographic images. The limitless possibilities presented by computer science and technology, coupled with engineering advances in signal processing, optics and nuclear medicine have created the vastly expanded field of medical imaging. The Handbook of Medical Imaging is the first comprehensive compilation of the concepts and techniques used to analyze and manipulate medical images after they have been generated or digitized. The Handbook is organized in six sections that relate to the main functions needed for processing: enhancement, segmentation, quantification, registration, visualization as well as compression storage and telemedicine. * Internationally renowned authors(Johns Hopkins, Harvard, UCLA, Yale, Columbia, UCSF) * Includes imaging and visualization * Contains over 60 pages of stunning, four-color images
Author: Luca Saba
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases can prove particularly intimidating to clinicians, because many times the diagnosis cannot be critically "confirmed" by a simple test. New imaging modalities have advanced to the point of high resolution, morphological, metabolic and functional analysis. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging have recently emerged as outstanding non-invasive techniques for the study of the neurodegenerative disorders. Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders covers all the imaging techniques and new exciting methods like new tracers, biomarker, metabolomic and gene-array profiling, potential for applying such techniques clinically, and offers present and future applications as applied to the neurodegenerative disorders with the most world renowned scientists in these fields. This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, clinicians, and trainees in neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, and radiology.
Essentials for Innovative Technologies
Author: Giuseppe Placidi
Publisher: CRC Press
MRI: Essentials for Innovative Technologies describes novel methods to improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) beyond its current limitations. It proposes smart encoding methods and acquisition sequences to deal with frequency displacement due to residual static magnetic field inhomogeneity, motion, and undersampling. Requiring few or no hardware modifications, these speculative methods offer building blocks that can be combined and refined to overcome barriers to more advanced MRI applications, such as real-time imaging and open systems. After a concise review of basic mathematical tools and the physics of MRI, the book describes the severe artifacts produced by conventional MRI techniques. It first tackles magnetic field inhomogeneities, outlining conventional solutions as well as a completely different approach based on time-varying gradients and temporal frequency variation coding (acceleration). The book then proposes two innovative acquisition methods for reducing acquisition time, motion, and undersampling artifacts: adaptive acquisition and compressed sensing. The concluding chapter lays out the author’s predictions for the future of MRI. For some of the proposed solutions, this is the first time the reported results have been published. Where experimental data is preliminary or unavailable, the book presents only numerical solutions. Offering insight into emerging MRI techniques, this book provides readers with specialized knowledge to help them design better acquisition sequences and select appropriate correction methods. The author’s proceeds from the sale of this book will be entirely donated to Bambin Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome.
Author: Michael D. Lorenz,Joan Coates,Marc Kent
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Handbook of Veterinary Neurology provides quick access to vital information on neurologic conditions in a wide range of species, including canine, feline, bovine, caprine, equine, ovine, and porcine. A problem-oriented approach makes it easy to diagnose and treat neurologic problems in small and large animals. The coverage of disorders by problem, not by established disease diagnosis, emulates how animals present to the veterinary hospital and simplifies the formulation of a correct diagnosis. Within each chapter, discussions of neurologic disease include a review of the localization criteria and the diseases that can cause that problem, plus treatment and surgical techniques. Lead author Michael D. Lorenz brings decades of experience to neurologic assessment, using a diagnostic approach that requires minimal knowledge of neuroanatomy. A problem-based approach is organized by presenting sign rather than by condition, guiding you to logical conclusions regarding diagnosis and treatment. Algorithms diagram the logic necessary to localize lesions and to formulate diagnostic plans. Coverage of current diagnostic techniques includes the use of diagnostic tools, such as radiology, spinal fluid analysis, electrodiagnosis, and MR imaging. Case histories in each chapter present a problem and the results of the neurologic examination, then ask you to solve the problem by localizing the lesion, listing probable causes, and making a diagnostic plan. Answers are provided at the back of the book. A consistent format for each case history includes signalment, history, physical examination findings, and neurologic examination. A comprehensive appendix describes species and breeds that have a congenital predisposition for particular neurologic diseases. Extensive references make it easy to pursue in-depth research of more advanced topics. A companion website includes 20 narrated video clips with accompanying PowerPoint slides that correlate to the case histories in the book, covering neurologic assessment and clinical problems such as paresis of one limb, tetraparesis, stupor, seizures, ataxia of the head and limbs, and cranial nerve disorders. Two new co-authors, Jean Coates and Marc Kent, board-certified in neurology, enhance the credibility of this edition. A full-color design and numerous illustrations include enhanced images of neuroanatomy and pathology.
MR Physics, Patient Positioning, and Protocols
Author: Muhammed Elmaoğlu,Azim Çelik
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
MRI Handbook presents a concise review of the physical principles underlying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), explaining MR physics, patient positioning, and protocols in an easy-to-read format. The first five chapters of the book introduce the reader to the basics of MR imaging, including the relaxation concept, MR pulse sequences, and MR imaging parameters and options. The second part of the book (chapters 6-11) uses extensive illustrations, images, and protocol tables to explain tips and tricks to achieve optimal MR image quality while ensuring patient safety. Individual chapters are devoted to each major anatomic region, including the central nervous, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems. By using annotated MR images and examples of patient positions used during scanning correlated with sample protocols and parameters, MRI Handbook is a practical resource for imaging professionals to use in the course of their daily practice as well as for students to learn the basic concepts of MR imaging.
Intracardiac Blood Flow Phenomena
Author: Ares Pasipoularides
This outstanding resource provides a comprehensive guide to intracardiac blood flow phenomena and cardiac hemodynamics, including the developmental history, theoretical frameworks, computational fluid dynamics and practical applications for clinical cardiology, cardiac imaging and embryology. It is not a mere compilation of the most up-to-date scientific data and relevant concepts. Rather, it is an integrated educational means to developing pluridisciplinary background, knowledge and understanding. Such understanding allows an appreciation of the crucial, albeit heretofore generally unappreciated, importance of intracardiac blood flow phenomena in a host of multifaceted functional and morphogenetic cardiac adaptations. The book includes over 400 figures, which were prepared by the author and form a vital part of the pedagogy. It is organized in three parts. Part I, Fundamentals of Intracardiac Flows and Their Measurements Part II, Visualization of Intracardiac Blood Flows: Methodologies, Frameworks and Insights Part III contains an Appendix presenting technical aspects of the method of predetermined boundary motion, â€œPBM,â€ developed at Duke University by the author and his collaborators
Author: Corey P. Neu,Guy M. Genin
Publisher: CRC Press
Emerging imaging techniques have opened new fronts to investigate tissues, cells, and proteins. Transformative technologies such as microCT scans, super-resolution microscopy, fluorescence-based tools, and other methods now allow us to study the mechanics of cancer, dissect the origins of cellular force regulation, and examine biological specimens at the nanoscale. The Handbook of Imaging in Biological Mechanics presents the spectrum of imaging techniques used for noninvasive visualization of the morphology and mechanics of the large and small—from organs to individual macromolecules. The handbook presents optimal imaging technologies to study deformation, stress, and constitutive behavior of tissues, cells, and proteins. It also describes a suite of technologies available for probing the mechanics of surfaces, membranes, and single molecules. With chapters authored by highly recognized experts in their area, the handbook covers the entire spectrum of biomechanical and mechanobiologic imaging technologies available today.
Author: Russell A. Poldrack,Jeanette A. Mumford,Thomas E. Nichols
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has become the most popular method for imaging brain function. Handbook of Functional MRI Data Analysis provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the methods used for fMRI data analysis. Using minimal jargon, this book explains the concepts behind processing fMRI data, focusing on the techniques that are most commonly used in the field. This book provides background about the methods employed by common data analysis packages including FSL, SPM and AFNI. Some of the newest cutting-edge techniques, including pattern classification analysis, connectivity modeling and resting state network analysis, are also discussed. Readers of this book, whether newcomers to the field or experienced researchers, will obtain a deep and effective knowledge of how to employ fMRI analysis to ask scientific questions and become more sophisticated users of fMRI analysis software.
Author: Peter Teller,Hermann König,Ulrich Weber,Peter Hertel
Der interdisziplinäre Atlas beschreibt die wesentlichen Erkrankungen und Verletzungen des Kniegelenkes - mit einer umfassenden Bildauswahl jedes einzelnen Gelenkabschnitts - von Normalbefund bis Erkrankungsvollbild. - mit ausführlichen Hinweisen auf diagnostische Fallstricke, Stadieneinteilungen bzw. therapeutische Konsequenzen. Effizient lernen, rasch nachschlagen: - Differenzierung der Bildinformation - Sichere Abklärung strittiger Befunde