Fast Field Echo Imaging of Head and Neck Masses

  • E. L. Mooyaart
  • R. L. Kamman
  • L. te Strake
Conference paper

Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been reported to be a promising method in diagnosing head and neck masses [1–4]. In general, T1- and T2-weighted pulse sequences are used for the study of the nature and extension of the abnormal tissue. When using conventional spin echo (SE) techniques, a compromise has to be made between signal-to-noise ratio, spatial resolution, and acquisition time. For T2-weighted pulse sequences, acquisition time usually ranges between 10 and 20 min.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Stark DD, Moss AA, Gamsv G, Clark OH, Gooding GAW, Webb WR (1984) Magnetic resonance of the neck. Radiology 160/2:447–461Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Mandelblatt SM, Braun IF, Davis PC, Fry SM, Jacobs LH, Hoffman JC (1987) Parotid masses: MR imaging. Radiology 163/2:411–414Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Teresi LM, Lufkin RB, Wortham DG, Abemayor E, Hanafee WN (1987) Parotid masses: MR imaging. Radiology 163/2:405–409Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Spritzen CE, Gefter WB, Hamilton R, Greenberg BM, Axel L, Kressel HY (1987) Abnormal parathyroid glands. High resolution MR imaging. Radiology 162/2:487–491Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Mills TC, Ortendahl DA, Hylton NM, Crooks LE, Carlson JW, Kaufman L (1987) Partial flip angle MR imaging. Radiology 162/2:531–539Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. L. Mooyaart
  • R. L. Kamman
  • L. te Strake

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations