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Quantitative MRI of the Spinal Cord
Quantitative MRI of the Spinal Cord is the first comprehensive reference dealing with magnetic resonance imaging of the spinal cord, spanning research and clinical implications. This book introduces the theory behind each quantitative technique, reviews each theory’s applications in the human spinal cord and describes its pros and cons, and suggests a simple protocol for applying each quantitative technique to the spinal cord.
To get a look inside the book, here’s chapter 3, “Diffusion-Weighted Imaging of the Spinal Cord.” Let us know what you think in the comments below.
Editor Julien Cohen-Adad, PhD, is a member of the faculty at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal. He is developing advanced MRI techniques for quantitative assessment of the brain and spinal cord structure and function. These developments include hardware, MRI sequences, and software. Co-editor Claudia Wheeler-Kingshott, PhD, is University Reader in magnetic resonance physics at the NMR Research Unit, Institute of Neurology, University College London, where she leads the MRI development on the 3T scanner dedicated to research in multiple sclerosis.
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