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Tomography Of Hydrogen With Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), And The Potential For Imaging Other Body Constituents
Author(s): Lawrence Crooks; John Hoennincier; Mitsuaki Arakawa; Leon Kaufman; Robert McRee; Jeffrey Watts; Jerome R. Singer
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Paper Abstract

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging has already attracted a great deal of attention because it is non-hazardous and because the intrinsic NMR contrast appears to be considerably higher than x-ray contrast. On the other hand, the in-vivo NMR characteristics of normal tissues are not well understood, and no reliable data exist on the potential for differentiating normal from abnormal tissues, or benign from malignant lesions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 December 1979
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0206, Recent and Future Developments in Medical Imaging II, (26 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.958202
Show Author Affiliations
Lawrence Crooks, University of California (United States)
John Hoennincier, University of California (United States)
Mitsuaki Arakawa, University of California (United States)
Leon Kaufman, University of California (United States)
Robert McRee, University of California (United States)
Jeffrey Watts, University of California (United States)
Jerome R. Singer, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0206:
Recent and Future Developments in Medical Imaging II
David G. Brown; Stephen W. Smith, Editor(s)

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