Magnetization-prepared cardiac imaging using gradient echo acquisition

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Abstract

Magnetization-prepared 2DFT and 3DFT gradient echo techniques are presented for acquisition of black blood cardiac images. Both methods incorporate RF pulses for blood saturation, centric or centric-like view ordering, data acquisition during late diastole, and breath-holding. In a series of 13 volunteer studies, these methods have consistently provided good visualization of intraventricular structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-275
Number of pages5
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Medicine
Volume30
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1993

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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