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Strain-encoded (SENC) harmonic phase imaging for fast magnetic resonance elastography
Author(s): Nael F. Osman
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Paper Abstract

A new method is proposed for imaging the elasticity of tissue using magnetic resonance (MR). Using an external actuator to deform the tissue, local strains way according to local elasticity. The method produces images shows the distribution of strains with different grades of intensity; thus, revealing the underlying elasticity distribution. The advantages of the method are that imaging is much faster than other magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) techniques, there is no need for complicated computations, and it produces high-resolution images.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 May 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4321, Medical Imaging 2001: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images, (21 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.428137
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Nael F. Osman, Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4321:
Medical Imaging 2001: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images
Chin-Tu Chen; Anne V. Clough, Editor(s)

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