Tissue Characterization in Brain Lesions: A Review of the State of the Art

  • H. P. Higer
  • M. Brant-Zawadzki
Conference paper


Relaxation processes observed with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) originate from magnetic interactions between protons and their biochemical environment. The MR tissue parameters (T1, T2, and proton density, PD) are true physical characteristics of biological tissues but do not necessarily directly express histochemical arrangements.


Tissue Characterization Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Tomography Tissue Parameter Choroid Plexus Papilloma Paramagnetic Contrast Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Higer
    • 1
  • M. Brant-Zawadzki
  1. 1.MRI DepartmentDeutsche Klinik für DiagnostikWiesbadenGermany

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