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Introduction to functional magnetic resonance imaging : principles and techniques

Author: Richard B Buxton
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.
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Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) is an important and highly interdisciplinary field involving neuroscientists and physicists as well as clinicians who need to understand the rapidly  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Buxton
ISBN: 9780521581134 0521581133
OCLC Number: 255803859
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XI, 523 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Introduction; Part I. An Overview of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: I A. Introduction to Functional Neuroimaging: 1. Energy metabolism in the brain; 2. Cerebral blood flow; 3. Brain activation; I B. Introduction to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 4. Nuclear magnetic resonance; 5. Magnetic resonance imaging; 6. Imaging functional activity; Part II. Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging: II A. The Nature of the Magnetic Resonance Signal: 7. Basic physics of magnetism and NMR; 8. Relaxation and contrast in MRI; 9. Diffusion and the MR signal; II B. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 10. Mapping the MR signal; 11. MRI techniques; 12. Noise and artifacts in MR images; Part III. Principles of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: III A. Perfusion Imaging: 13. Principles of tracer kinetics; 14. Contrast agent techniques; 15. Arterial spin labeling techniques; III B. Blood Oxygenation Level Dependent (BOLD) Imaging: 16. The nature of the BOLD effect; 17. Mapping brain activation with BOLD-fMRI; 18. Statistical analysis of BOLD data; 19. Efficient design of BOLD experiments; Appendix: the physics of NMR; Index.
Responsibility: Richard B. Buxton.


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