Scan set-up and optimization

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:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Scan set-up and optimization

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Magnetic resonance safety - Optimizing the patient in the magnet - Patient anxiety and claustrophobia - Obese patients - Cardiac (ECG) gating - Cardiac arrhythmias - Reducing the acquisition time - Breath-hold vs. non-breath-hold scans - CMR in children - General anaesthesia and CMR - Pacemakers/implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and CMR - Cardiovascular magnetic resonance at 3.0 Tesla

Chapter.  8361 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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