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Essentials of Functional MRI

1st Edition

By Patrick W. Stroman

CRC Press

311 pages

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Description

During the last two decades, new developments in functional MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) have made it possible to detect changes in the brain over time, as opposed to the "snapshot" produced by conventional MRI. Essentials of Functional MRI breaks down the technical challenges for physicians, researchers, and technologists who use functional MR

Table of Contents

Introduction. Basic Concepts. Source of the MR Signal and Its Properties. The Fundamental Building Blocks of MR Imaging Methods: Spin-Echoes and Gradient-Echoes. Creating an Image from the MR Signal. Principles and Practice of fMRI. fMRI Study Design. fMRI Data Analysis. Clinical Applications of fMRI. Supplementary MRI Methods. Glossary. Appendices.

About the Author

Patrick. W. Stroman, Ph.D., is now an associate professor Queen's University in Ontario, Canada. He holds a Canada research chair in imaging physics, and leads a research program that focuses on the development of spinal fMRI as a tool for clinical assessments and spinal cord research.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED003070
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Radiological & Ultrasound Technology
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience