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Radio Frequency (RF) Coil for an Improved MRI System

MRI systems have played a major part in safely imaging and diagnosing various bodily ailments.  When human tissue is subjected to a uniform magnetic field from a large magnet, it will vibrate at ...
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Matthew Erickson, Sean Fain, Krishna Kurpad, James Holmes, Thomas Grist | P06256US

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Isotropic Imaging of Vessels with Fat Suppression

Vastly Under-sampled Isotropic Projection Reconstruction (VIPR) is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data acquisition technique that provides high resolution images at speeds up to 30 times faster th...
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Walter Block, Thomas Grist, Aiming Lu | P03191US

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Fat Suppression

Vastly Under-sampled Isotropic Projection Reconstruction (VIPR) is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data acquisition technique that provides high resolution images at speeds up to 30 times faster th...
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Walter Block, Aiming Lu | P04252US

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MRI Method for Assessing Myocardial Viability

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of heart tissue viability and function typically includes a step in which the inversion time (TI) is set so that the signal from normal heart tissue is suppressed in t...
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Thomas Grist, Orhan Unal | P04057US

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