Chapter 5. T1: The Longitudinal Relaxation Time

  1. Paul Tofts
  1. Penny A. Gowland1 and
  2. Valerie L. Stevenson Consultant Neurologist2

Published Online: 8 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470869526.ch5

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

How to Cite

Gowland, P. A. and Stevenson, V. L. (2003) T1: The Longitudinal Relaxation Time, in Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease (ed P. Tofts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869526.ch5

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

    Magnetic Resonance Centre, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

  2. 2

    National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK

  1. Reviewed by Glyn Johnson, MRI Unit, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.

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

  • Biological Basis of T1

  • How to Measure T1

  • General Methods for Measuring T1 and Potential Pitfalls

  • Review of T1 Measurement Sequences

  • Clinical Applications of T1 Measurement

  • The Future

  • References