Chapter 8. MT: Magnetization Transfer

  1. Paul Tofts
  1. Paul S. Tofts2,
  2. Stefan C. A. Steens1 and
  3. Mark A. van Buchem1

Published Online: 8 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470869526.ch8

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease

How to Cite

Tofts, P. S., Steens, S. C. A. and van Buchem, M. A. (2003) MT: Magnetization Transfer, in Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Measuring Changes Caused by Disease (ed P. Tofts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869526.ch8

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

    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands

  2. 2

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

  1. Reviewed by John G. Sled and Marco Rovaris.

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 Basis of Magnetization Transfer

  • Biological Basis of Magnetization Transfer Measurements

  • Measuring Magnetization Transfer – Practical Details

  • Factors Which Can Alter Measured MT Parameter Values

  • Clinical Applications of Magnetization Transfer Imaging

  • Conclusions – The Future of MT Measurements

  • References