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Basic Principles of MR Imaging

  • Birendra Kishore Das
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Abstract

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, once called Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (NMR). The word “nuclear” was dropped off about 20 years ago because of fears that people would think there was something radioactive involved, which is not.

Keywords

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Muscular Dystrophy Inclusion Body Myositis Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Image Artificial Heart Valve 
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For Further Information

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    See Chapter 22 for Comparative advantages and disadvantages of PET-CT and PET-MRI units.Google Scholar

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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear MedicineUtkal Institute of Medical SciencesBhubaneswarIndia

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