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Blood Flow Assessment With Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Author(s): R . R. Price; D. R. Pickens; G. Smith; J. A . Patton; C. L. Partain; A. E. James Jr.
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Paper Abstract

MR techniques for producing flow related images of vessels are generally grouped into two categories: (1) wash-out methods and (2) phase-encoding methods. Wash-out images of arterial flow generally utilize rapid imaging to produce flow related enhancement. Phase-encoding methods rely upon the effects of phase shifts resulting from motion along a field gradient to produce flow dependent signal differences. We present the results of experiments which utilized the phase-encoding technique to produce flow images in dogs and normal volunteers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0767, Medical Imaging, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966979
Show Author Affiliations
R . R. Price, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (United States)
D. R. Pickens, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (United States)
G. Smith, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (United States)
J. A . Patton, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (United States)
C. L. Partain, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (United States)
A. E. James Jr., Vanderbilt University Medical Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0767:
Medical Imaging
Samuel J. Dwyer III; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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