This is the PDF eBook version for MRI from Picture to Proton 3rd Edition by Donald W. McRobbie, Elizabeth A. Moore, Martin J. Graves, Martin R. Prince
Table of Contents
Glossary; 1. MR: what’s the attraction?; Part A. The Basic Stuff: 2. Early daze: your first week in MR; 3. Seeing is believing: introduction to image contrast; 4. Lost in the pulse sequence jungle?; 5. The devil’s in the detail: pixels, matrices and slices; 6. What you set is what you get: basic image optimisation; 7. Improving your image: how to avoid artefacts; 8. Spaced out: spatial encoding; 9. Getting in tune: resonance and relaxation; 10. Let’s talk technical: MR equipment; 11. Ghosts in the machine: quality control; Part B. The Specialist Stuff: 12. Acronyms anonymous I: spin echo; 13. Acronyms anonymous II: gradient echo; 14. The parallel universe: parallel imaging and novel acquisition techniques; 15. Go with the flow: MR angiography; 16. A heart-to-heart discussion: cardiac MRI; 17. It’s not just squiggles: in vivo spectroscopy; 18. To BOLDly go: fMRI, perfusion and diffusion; 19. Making it count: quantitative MRI; 20. But is it safe? Bio-effects; 21. Where are we going now?; Appendix: maths revision; Index.