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Handbook of in Vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) (Hardcover) (Paul A. Bottomley)
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This handbook will cover the entire field of magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS), a unique method that allows the non-invasive identification, quantification and spatial mapping of metabolites in living organisms–including animal models and patients.
Comprised of three parts:
- Methodology, covering basic MRS theory, methodology for acquiring, quantifying spectra, and spatially localizing spectra, and equipment essentials, as well as vital ancillary issues such as motion suppression and physiological monitoring.
- Applications” will focus on MRS applications, both in animal models of disease and in human studies of normal physiology and disease, including cancer, neurological disease, cardiac and muscle metabolism, and obesity.
- Reference” will include useful appendices and look up tables of relative MRS signal-to-noise ratios, typical tissue concentrations, structures of common metabolites, and useful formulae.