Chapter 33. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. David Saloner,
  2. Rem van Tyen,
  3. Charles M. Anderson and
  4. Gary R. Caputo

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch33

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Saloner, D., van Tyen, R., Anderson, C. M. and Caputo, G. R. (2005) Magnetic Resonance Imaging, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • spin-echo images;
  • magnetic resonance angiography (MRA);
  • time-of-flight contrast TOF;
  • T1 shortening

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exclusion criteria

  • Physical basis of magnetic resonance imaging

  • Magnetic resonance methods

  • Spin-echo images

  • Magnetic resonance angiography

  • MRA contrast mechanisms

  • T1 shortening

  • Acquisition timing

  • Acquisition timing: test bolus

  • Advantages of CE-MRA

  • Limitations of CE-MRA

  • Image display

  • Clinical applications

  • Magnetic resonance velocimetry methods

  • Conclusion