Abstract

The authors describe the fundamentals of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including image acquisition, the first image reconstructions employing filtered back projection, and modern Fourier imaging. They also review the genesis of image contrast for various imaging protocols as well as the use of exogenously administered contrast agents. Finally, they briefly compare MRI with other imaging modalities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages964-967
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780123851574
ISBN (Print)9780123851581
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • Filtered back projection
  • Fourier image reconstruction
  • MR contrast
  • MR contrast agents
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance
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    Neil, J., & Ackerman, J. J. H. (2014). Magnetic Resonance Imaging. In Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (pp. 964-967). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-385157-4.00197-4