Body MR Imaging at 3 Tesla

Body MR Imaging at 3 Tesla

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Body MR Imaging at 3.0 Tesla is a practical text enabling radiologists to maximise the benefits of high field 3T MR systems in a range of body applications. It explains the physical principles of MR imaging using 3T magnets, and the differences between 1.5T and 3T when applied extracranially. The book's organ-based approach focuses on optimized techniques, providing recommended protocols for the main vendors of 3T MRI systems. All major thoracic and abdominal organs are covered, including breast, heart, liver, pancreas, the GI tract, kidneys, prostate and female pelvic organs. Abdominal and pelvic MR angiography and MRCP are also discussed. Protocol optimization, appearance of artifacts and novel applications using 3T are emphasized. Written and edited by experts in the field, Body MR Imaging at 3.0 Tesla guides radiologists in optimizing imaging protocols for 3T MR systems, reducing artifacts and identifying the advantages of using 3T in body applications.
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 232 pages
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 362 b/w illus. 12 tables
  • 1139089129
  • 9781139089128

Table of contents

Preface; 1. Body MRI at 3T: basic considerations about artifacts and safety Kevin J. Chang and Ihab R. Kamel; 2. Novel acquisition techniques that are facilitated by 3T Hiroumi D. Kitajima, Puneet Sharma, Daniel R. Kayolyi and Diego R. Martin; 3. Breast MR imaging Savannah C. Partridge, Habib Rahbar and Constance D. Lehman; 4. Cardiac MR imaging Christopher J. Francois, Oliver Wieben and Scott B. Reeder; 5. Abdominal and pelvic MR angiography Henrik J. Michaely; 6. Liver MR imaging at 3T: challenges and opportunities Elizabeth M. Hecht and Bachir Taouli; 7. MR imaging of the pancreas Sang Soo Shin, Chang Hee Lee, Rafael O. P. de Campos and Richard C. Semelka; 8. MR imaging of the adrenal glands Daniele Marin and Elmar M. Merkle; 9. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography Byung Ihn Choi and Jeong Min Lee; 10. MR imaging of small and large bowel M. L. W. Zeich, M. P. van der Paardt, A. J. Nederveen and J. Stoker; 11. MR imaging of the rectum: 3T vs 1.5T Monique Maas, Doenja M. J. Lambregts and Regina G. H. Beets-Tan; 12. Kidneys and MR urography at 3T John R. Leyendecker; 13. MR imaging and MR-guided biopsy of the prostate at 3T Katarzyna J. Macura and Jurgen J. Futterer; 14. Female pelvic imaging at 3T Darcy J. Wolfman and Susan M. Ascher; Index.
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About Ihab R. Kamel

Elmar M. Merkle is Professor of Radiology at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Ihab R. Kamel is Associate Professor of Radiology and Oncology and Clinical Director of MRI at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
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