Abdominal Diffusion Imaging Using Echo-Planar Imaging

  • M. F. Müller
  • P. V. Prasad


The most significant advantage of echo planar imaging (EPI) is the ability to provide “snapshot” images devoid of any motion artifacts [1, 2], Susceptibility to motion artifacts was the prime reason for conventional magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to be restricted primarily to imaging the brain. However, with the evolution of several ultrafast imaging techniques [1, 3] this restriction has been lifted. Cardiac and abdominal MR imaging have become routine examinations.


Renal Artery Stenosis Diffusional Anisotropy Diffusion Measurement Spin Echo Ureteral Obstruction 
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