Ultra High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Pierre-Marie Robitaille, Lawrence Berliner

By Pierre-Marie Robitaille, Lawrence Berliner

Ultra excessive box Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Prof. Pierre-Marie Robitaille, The Ohio kingdom University

Prof. Lawrence J. Berliner, collage of Denver

Ultra excessive box Magnetic Resonance Imaging (UHFMRI) has gone through super progress because its creation within the overdue 1990’s. inside of many years, it truly is expected that not less than 50 UHFMRI tools should be in operation. the outstanding progress of this modality has been pushed in huge degree by means of the great sign to noise to be had with extremely excessive Fields. Many demanding situations stay with a view to carry UHFMRI into the mainstream of radiological diagnostic strategies. still, with ground-breaking functions, UHFMRI is destined to advertise nice developments in scientific drugs.

Ultra excessive box Magnetic Resonance Imaging covers the theoretical, experimental and medical facets of UHFMRI, and examines either its benefits and technical hurdles. Ultra excessive box Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a call for participation to the hot new release of MRI scientists to speculate within the superb modality that's UHFMRI.

Key Features:

  • Forward through Paul C. Lauterbur, collage of Illinois, 2003 Nobel Prize in medication for Discoveries in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Historical evaluation of extremely excessive box Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Extensive Discussions of all Engineering features of UHFMRI together with Magnet layout and building, Gradient expertise, Shim Coils and Ancillary Hardware.
  • Presentation of process Sitting Considerations.
  • Experimental and Theoretical facets of RF Coil layout for extremely excessive Fields.
  • Insight into Magnetic Susceptibility and UHFMRI functions together with fMRI, Spectroscopy, Microscopy and excessive answer Imaging.
  • Clinical Imaging with specific Emphasis on Stroke and Tumor Evaluation.

About the Editors:

Dr. Pierre-Marie Robitaille is a Professor of Radiology on the Ohio country collage. He has vast event in MRI and used to be liable for the layout and meeting of the 1st UHFMRI system.

Dr. Lawrence J. Berliner is presently Professor and Chair of the dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry on the college of Denver. Dr. Berliner retired from Ohio country college the place he spent a 32-year profession within the sector of organic magnetic resonance (EPR and NMR). he's the sequence Editor for organic Magnetic Resonance which used to be introduced in 1979.

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