MR imaging

MR imaging

The use of magnetic resonance to produce diagnostic images, based on three tissue parameters (proton density, T1 relaxation time, T2 relaxation time) and flow characteristics.
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The imaging findings associated with AIP include: hypoechogenicity on ultrasound (US), decreased attenuation on CT, mild hyperintensity on T2-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and hypointensity on T1-weighted MR imaging.
MR imaging system has excellent capability for high resolution soft tissue imaging.
Both systems should be fully integrated so that i) automatic and accurate positioning is possible on the basis of the 3D MR imaging; andii) the irradiation automatically started on the basis of the simultaneous MR imaging and can be stopped.
This challenging work is supported by long term strategic alliances with companies which have extensive experience in both superconducting magnet technology and in the development of preclinical MR imaging.
This edition has new cranial CT sequences of the axial and coronal temporal bone; an expanded MR imaging section with new 3-Tesla MR images of the temporal lobe and hippocampus, basilar artery, cranial nerves, cavernous sinus, and other areas; and new arterial MR angiography sequences of the neck and additional larynx images.
Phase-contrast MR imaging (PC-MRI) is a rapid, simple and non-invasive technique, and is sensitive to CSF flow.
provide a guide to the basic principles and clinical applications of MR imaging for all areas of the body.
0-T MR imaging in terms of lymph node detection in patients with prostate cancer.
Sphenochoanal polyps: Evaluation with CT and MR imaging.
Mirowitz and London (1) described the use of MR imaging to diagnose injuries to the UCL of the elbows in 11 professional baseball pitchers with medial elbow pain; five of the pitchers also presented with valgus instability.
The MR imaging features in this case parallel those in several previously reported cases of acute spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma.