Magnetic Resonance Tomography

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Maximilian F Reiser, Wolfhard Semmler, Hedvig Hricak
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Nov 15, 2007 - Medical - 1510 pages
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With an incredible 2400 illustrations, and written by a multitude of international experts, this book provides a comprehensive overview of both the physics and the clinical applications of MRI, including practical guidelines for imaging. The authors define the importance of MRI in the diagnosis of several disease groups in comparison or combination with other methods. Chapters dealing with basic principles of MRI, MR spectroscopy (MRS), interventional MRI and functional MRI (fMRI) illustrate the broad range of applications for MRI. Both standard and cutting-edge applications of MRI are included. Material on molecular imaging and nanotechnology give glimpses into the future of the field.

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About the author (2007)

Hedvig Hricak is Chairman, Department of Radiology and Carroll and Milton Pertrie Chair at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She is also the Professor of Radiology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA.