Chapter 23. Applications of Permanent-Magnet Compact MRI Systems

  1. Prof. Dr. Sarah L. Codd4 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Joseph D. Seymour5
  1. Katsumi Kose1,
  2. Tomoyuki Haishi2 and
  3. Shinya Handa3

Published Online: 25 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626052.ch23

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications

How to Cite

Kose, K., Haishi, T. and Handa, S. (2008) Applications of Permanent-Magnet Compact MRI Systems, in Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications (eds S. L. Codd and J. D. Seymour), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626052.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Montana State University, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 220 Roberts Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3800, USA

  2. 5

    Montana State University, Chemical and Biological Engineering, 306 Cobleigh Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3920, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Tsukuba, Institute of Applied Physics, Tsukuba 305-8573, Japan

  2. 2

    MRTechnology, Tsukuba Research Center B-5, 2-1-6 Sengen, Tsukuba 305-0047, Japan

  3. 3

    University of Tsukuba, Institute of Applied Physics, 1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba 305-8573, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320080

Online ISBN: 9783527626052

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Keywords:

  • magnetic resonance imaging;
  • permanent magnet;
  • compact MRI;
  • trabecular bone;
  • portable MRI;
  • outdoor MRI

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Applications of the Compact MRI Systems

  • Nonclinical Applications of Compact MRI Systems

  • Statistical Aspects of Compact MRI Systems

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments