MRI of the Lung

For a long time, only chest X-ray and CT were used to image lung structure, while nuclear medicine was employed to assess lung function. During the past decade significant developments have been achieved in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), enabling MRI to enter the clinical arena of ch...

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Other Authors: Kauczor, H.-U. 1962-, SpringerLink (Online Service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berlin : Springer, ©2009.
Physical Description: 1 online resource.
Series: Medical radiology (Series)
Table of Contents:
  • Technical
  • General Requirements of MRI of the Lung and Suggested Standard Protocol
  • MR Angiography of the Pulmonary Vasculature
  • MR Perfusion in the Lung
  • MRI of Pulmonary Ventilation
  • Respiratory Mechanics and Pulmonary Motion
  • Clinical
  • Pulmonary Hypertension and Thromboembolic Disease
  • Vascular Anomalies and Diseases
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Disease
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Diseases of the Pleura and the Chest Wall.