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Flow Measurement By Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Author(s): K. Barth; M. Deimling; P. Fritschy; E. Mueller; E. R. Reinhardt
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Paper Abstract

Magnetic resonance images from 0.35T and 0.5T imaging systems are processed and evaluated in order to visualize and quantify blood flow. The velocity of moving substances is either measured by local and temporal tracking or by motion dependent encoding and decoding. With the first method the passage time through an imaged slice of known thickness may be measured. The signal intensity at an offset position also indicates how far a bolus has advanced under consideration of its velocity distribution. The second principle depends on MR gradient field encoding.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 June 1985
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 0535, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XIII, (11 June 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.947263
Show Author Affiliations
K. Barth, Siemens Ag (Germany)
M. Deimling, Siemens Ag (Germany)
P. Fritschy, Siemens Ag (Germany)
E. Mueller, Siemens Ag (Germany)
E. R. Reinhardt, Siemens Ag (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0535:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XIII
Samuel J. Dwyer; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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