Time-resolved, contrast-enhanced MR angiography using cartesian methods

Stephen J Riederer, Clifton R Haider, Casey P. Johnson, Petrice M. Mostardi

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Abstract

Ever since the introduction of contrast-enhanced MR angiography in the mid-1990s, there has been steady improvement in the technique. Early investigations identified a number of performance targets, including the desirability for high-spatial-resolution 3D imaging, need to synchronize the acquisition to the arterial phase of the contrast bolus passage, and desirability for minimal enhancement of the venous system. To a great extent, these were addressed with the development of short repetition time (TR) gradient echo pulse sequences, nonreal-time and real-time means for determination of accurate timing, and development of centric view orders which allowed extended acquisition times into the venous phase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMagnetic Resonance Angiography: Principles and Applications
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages75-88
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781441916860, 9781441916853
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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