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Title Quantitative MRI of the spinal cord / edited by Julien Cohen-Adad, Claudia A.M. Wheeler-Kingshott
Published Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (331 pages)
Contents Quantitative biomarkers in the spinal cord : what for? -- Physics of MRI -- Imaging spinal cord structure -- Imaging spinal cord function -- Spectroscopy
Summary Quantitative MRI of the Spinal Cord is the first book focused on quantitative MRI techniques with specific application to the human spinal cord. Most existing books on spinal cord MRI are intended for radiologists and focus on qualitative rather than quantitative techniques used in clinical routine, such as T1/T2/PD-weighted MRI. This work instead includes coverage of diffusion-weighted imaging, magnetization transfer imaging, relaxometry, functional MRI, and spectroscopy. Although these methods have been successfully used in the brain for the past 20 years, their application in the
Notes Includes index
Description based upon print version of record
Subject Spinal cord -- Magnetic resonance imaging.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Spinal Cord Diseases -- diagnosis.
Form Electronic book
Author Cohen-Adad, Julien.
Wheeler-Kingshott, Claudia
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