Magnetic Resonance Imaging System


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging System
101010310303001030200 Magnetic Resonance Imaging SystemMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Tomography has emerged as a powerful imaging technique in the medical field because of its high resolution capability and potential for chemical specific imaging. Although similar to the X-ray computerized tomography (CT), it uses magnetic fields and radio frequency signals to obtain anatomical information about the human body as cross-sectional images in any desired direction and can easily discriminate between healthy and diseased tissue. MRI images are essentially a map of the distribution density of hydrogen nuclei and parame…
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Dr R.S. Khandpur: HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION. Magnetic Resonance Imaging System, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export