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Detecting Iron Overload with MRI

Iron is an essential nutrient for the human body but is toxic in excess. Iron overload is a particular hazard to patients requiring regular blood transfusions. Treatment for patients with iron overloa...
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Scott Reeder, Diego Hernando Arribas | P120356US01

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Accelerated MRI Scanning Using Spectral Sensitivity

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of metallic implants can be challenging because metal and surrounding tissue impact the main magnetic field differently. Such magnetic field inhomogeneities cause off-...
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Scott Reeder, Matthew Smith, Nathan Artz | P120310US01

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Correcting for Patient Motion with T1-Weighted PROPELLER MRI

A leading method for reducing motion blurring in medical imaging is called PROPELLER (Periodically Rotated Overlapping ParallEL Lines with Enhanced Reconstruction). It allows doctors to track and help...
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Howard Rowley, Jean Brittain, James Holmes, Reed Busse, Ajeetkumar Gaddipati, Philip Beatty, Xiaoli Zhao, Zhiqiang Li | P110244US02

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Quantifying Visceral Fat Using MRI

An excess of visceral adipose tissue (VAT), or fat stored in the abdomen, is known to be a dominant risk factor in developing metabolic syndrome, the not fully understood clustering of metabolic and c...
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Scott Reeder, Aziz Poonawalla | P110294US01

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Accelerated Pseudo-Random Data Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Current MRI techniques to obtain images of rapidly changing anatomies such as the beating heart or to monitor the flow of fluids such as contrast agents through organs and peripheral vasculature acqui...
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Kang Wang, Reed Busse, Frank Korosec, Philip Beatty, James Holmes | P100220US04

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