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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Chest

  • R. Langer
  • R. Felix
Conference paper
Part of the ESO Monographs book series (ESO MONOGRAPHS)

Abstract

The most useful techniques for MRI of the thorax are T1-weighted spin-echo (SE) sequences with a short TR and a short TE with signal averaging; transaxial, coronal, and sagittal scans are performed.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Langer
    • 1
  • R. Felix
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung Radiologie, Universitätsklinikum Rudolf Virchow, Standort CharlottenburgFreie Universität BerlinBerlin 19Federal Republic of Germany

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