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Understanding cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Edited by Saul G. Myerson, Jane Francis and Stefan Neubauer

in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199549573
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726101 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199549573.003.01

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Understanding cardiovascular magnetic resonance

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The principles of magnetic resonance - Components of a scanner - Image generation - Other aspects of image generation - Magnetic field around a scanner - Technical challenges of cardiac imaging - Types of cardiac imaging - Static magnetic resonance sequences - Cine imaging - Artefacts - Magnetic resonance contrast agents - Cardiac spectroscopy and non-proton imaging

Chapter.  7446 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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