Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Heart Mechanics

Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide, 1st Edition

Edited by El-Sayed H. Ibrahim

CRC Press

1,504 pages | 100 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781466512221
pub: 2017-05-10

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This book details the latest research on magnetic resonance (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. The book compare and contrast different tagging techniques, explain different imaging sequences and post processing algorithms, and associate the tagging techniques with different applications. It presents MRI techniques in chronological order, describing how the drawbacks of a certain technique led to the invention of the next one.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Heart Morphology, Function, and Diseases. MRI Basics. Global Heart Function. Tagging by Magnetization Saturation. Spatial Modulation of Magnetization (SPAMM). Delay Alternating with Nutations for Tailored Excitation (DANTE). Complementary SPAMM (CSPAMM). Other Tagging Patterns. Data Acquisition Techniques. Tagging Analysis. 3D Tagging. Harmonic Phase (HARP). Displacement Encoding with Stimulated Echoes (DENSE). Strain Encoding (SENC). Cardiac Mechanics Applications. Conclusions and Further Directions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MEDICAL / Cardiology