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Related to functional MRI: positron emission tomography, PET scan, Diffusion tensor imaging

functional MRI

functional MRI

Fast MRI Imaging A brain imaging technique that measures ↑ blood flow–BF which, like PET, relies on changes in BF and oxygenation due to brain activity; aerobic metabolism in some neurons creates a local ↑ in deoxyHb, which triggers ↑ BF, maintaining O2 in the immediate vicinity, followed by regional ↑ in BF Neuroscience MRI fitted with special hardware to accelerate imaging speeds and advanced software that turns the static images into movies; FM allows real-time evaluation of cerebral activity as the mind thinks, listens, dreams, and imagines. See MRI &uarr. ;.
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Keywords: medical imaging, mammogram, functional mri, fMRI, digital radiography, radiology, x-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography, CT scan, PET scan, positron emission tomography, single photon emission computed tomography, SPECT, magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, nuclear medicine, mammography, fluoroscopy, PET/CT, SPECT/CT, MRI/SPECT, SPECT/PET

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