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TitleMagnetic Resonance Angiography [electronic resource] / edited by Ingolf P. Arlart, Georg M. Bongartz, Guy Marchal
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2002
Edition 2nd Revised Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-56247-1
Descript XVI, 480 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Based on the 1st edition, this 2nd edition of Magnetic Resonance Angiography provides a completely revised comprehensive overview of the current state of development in magnetic resonance (MR) vascular imaging. The basic principles and technical features of MR angiography are outlined, consideration being given to both flow-dependent and, in particular, flow-independent contrast-enhanced approaches. Specific chapters focus on image display techniques, blood flow quantification, hardware configurations, and the limitations and artifacts of MR angiography. A newly written chapter, including schematic angiographic drawings of the vascular anatomy, contains information on the physiology and pathophysiology of blood flow, and vascular pathologic anatomy. The well-established approach of providing a clinical overview of MR angiography in different vascular areas has been continued, with the presentation of a large number of representative MR angiograms based on current acquisition techniques. Suitable examination protocols for different vascular regions and lesions are described to facilitate correct application of the technique. Systematic comparison is made with other vascular imaging techniques, and a catalogue of generally accepted indications is included. The two final chapters are devoted to the current state and future of MR-guided intravascular therapeutic procedures and the evaluation of intravascular implants


CONTENT

1 The Vascular System: Normal and Pathologic Anatomy and Hemodynamic Principles -- 2 Definition of Magnetic Resonance Angiography -- Principles and Technical Considerations of MR Angiography -- 3 Basic Principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Medical Imaging -- 4 K-Space and Resolution -- 5 Flow-Dependent Acquisition Techniques -- 6 Flow-Independent Acquisition Techniques -- 7 Spatial Versus Temporal Resolution in Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography -- 8 Contrast Media in Magnetic Resonance Angiography -- 9 Image Display Techniques -- 10 Quantification of Blood Flow -- 11 Hardware Configurations -- 12 Artifacts and Limitations -- Clinical Applications of MR Angiography -- 13 Intracranial Vessels -- 14 Carotid and Vertebral Arteries -- 15 The Thoracic Aorta -- 16 The Coronary Arteries -- 17 Pulmonary Vessels -- 18 Abdominal Aorta and Its Branches -- 19 Arteries of the Extremities -- 20 Large Veins of the Body and Extremities -- 21 The Splenoportal Venous System -- 22 Guidance of Intravascular Therapeutic Procedures: Current Status and Future Prospects -- 23 Intravascular Implants: Savety and Artifacts -- List of Contributors


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