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[Experimental and clinical possibilities of MR spectroscopy of the heart]

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MR-spectroscopy of the heart is a relatively new technique for the study of various aspects of cardiac metabolism. The majority of results has so far been obtained with the isolated perfused heart. Here, 31P-MR spectroscopy can be employed to measure high-energy phosphate metabolism and intracellular pH repeatedly and non-invasively. Using a technique called saturation transfer, velocities of enzymatic reactions, such as the creatine kinase reaction, can be measured. Intra- and extracellular ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Journal:
Zeitschrift fur Kardiologie
Volume:
80
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-36
Publication date:
1991-01-01
EISSN:
1435-1285
ISSN:
0300-5860
Source identifiers:
441437
Language:
German
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pubs:441437
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uuid:6297116e-5662-441a-b93e-d6fe28656e8d
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pubs:441437
Deposit date:
2014-02-08

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