Chapter 11. T2- and T2*-W DCE-MRI: Blood Perfusion and Volume Estimation using Bolus Tracking

  1. Paul Tofts
  1. Richard P. Kennan1 and
  2. H. Rolf Jäger2

Published Online: 8 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470869526.ch11

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

How to Cite

Kennan, R. P. and Jäger, H. R. (2003) T2- and T2*-W DCE-MRI: Blood Perfusion and Volume Estimation using Bolus Tracking, in Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease (ed P. Tofts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869526.ch11

Editor Information

  1. NMR Research Unit, Department of Neuroinflammation and Medical Physics, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neuroradiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG, London, UK

  1. Reviewed by Fernando Calamante.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUL 2004
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470847213

Online ISBN: 9780470869529

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical Principles of the Phenomenon

  • Biological Factors Which Affect Blood Volume and Perfusion

  • How to Measure Blood Perfusion and Volume

  • Sources of Variation in DSC Perfusion and Blood Volume Measurements

  • Clinical Applications

  • Future Methodological Improvements

  • References