MRI of the Lung

  • Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
  • Mark Oliver Wielpütz

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Also part of the Diagnostic Imaging book sub series (Med Radiol Diagn Imaging)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Mark L. Schiebler, Donald Benson, Tilman Schubert, Christopher J. Francois
    Pages 21-52
  3. Frank Risse, Grzegorz Bauman
    Pages 53-67
  4. Jim M. Wild, Neil J Stewart, Ho-Fung Chan
    Pages 69-97
  5. Iga Muradyan, Samuel Patz
    Pages 99-124
  6. Marcel Gutberlet, Jens Vogel-Claussen
    Pages 125-135
  7. Jürgen Biederer, Monika Eichinger, Julien Dinkel
    Pages 163-183
  8. Sebastian Ley, Karl-Friedrich Kreitner
    Pages 185-200
  9. Sebastian Ley, Julia Ley-Zaporozhan
    Pages 201-221
  10. David G. Mummy, Wei Zha, Ronald L. Sorkness, Sean B. Fain
    Pages 223-253
  11. Julia Ley-Zaporozhan, Edwin JR van Beek
    Pages 255-276
  12. Scott K. Nagle, Michael Puderbach, Monika Eichinger, Talissa A. Altes
    Pages 277-291
  13. Yoshiharu Ohno, Hisanobu Koyama, Julien Dinkel
    Pages 293-341
  14. K. Takahashi, T. Sasaki, K. Nakajima
    Pages 343-381
  15. Roger Eibel, Jan Mueller
    Pages 383-400
  16. Francesco Molinari
    Pages 401-418
  17. Claus Peter Heussel, Mark Oliver Wielpütz, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
    Pages 419-431
  18. Nicolau Beckmann, Yannick Crémillieux
    Pages 433-452
  19. Dante P. I. Capaldi, Rachel L. Eddy, Grace Parraga
    Pages 453-478
  20. Yoshiharu Ohno, Masaya Takahashi, Hisanobu Koyama, Takeshi Yoshikawa
    Pages 479-505
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 507-518

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive overview of how to use MRI for the imaging of lung disease. Special emphasis is placed on routine applications and the clinical impact of MRI in each setting. In addition, current technological developments are reviewed and information presented on dedicated applications of MRI in preclinical and translational research, clinical trials, and specialized institutions. 

During the past two decades, significant advances in the technology have enabled MRI to enter and mature in the clinical arena of chest imaging. Standard protocols are now readily available on MR scanners, and MRI is recommended as the first- or second-line imaging modality for a variety of lung diseases, not limited to cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, and lung cancer. The benefits and added value of MRI originate from its ability to both visualize lung structure and provide information on different aspects of lung function, such as perfusion, respiratory motion, ventilation, and gas exchange. On this basis, novel quantitative surrogates for lung function and therapy control (imaging biomarkers) are generated.

The second edition of MRI of the Lung has been fully updated to take account of recent advances. It is written by an internationally balanced team of renowned authors representing all major groups in the field.


Interstitial Lung Disease COPD Pulmonary Hypertension MRI Technology Chest Radiology Hyperpolarized Gases Lung Cancer Pulmonary Vascular Disease Obstructive Airway Disease Pulmonary Inflammation

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
    • 1
  • Mark Oliver Wielpütz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyUniversity Hospital HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-42616-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42617-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0942-5373
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-4187
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