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MRI and CT

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In recent years, major technical progress has been achieved in cardiac MRI and CT, and these methods allow complete and non-invasive multiparametric characterization of the cardiovascular system. MRI uses the magnetic properties of the hydrogen nucleus, radio-waves and powerful magnets, whilst CT uses conventional X-rays but novel, either multi-detector spiral or electron beam technology for image generation. Both MRI and CT are gold standard methods for the three dimensional analysis of card...

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10.1383/medc.2006.34.4.157

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Journal:
Medicine
Volume:
34
Issue:
4
Pages:
157-161
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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ISSN:
1357-3039
URN:
uuid:c3ee0333-8727-4073-8b4d-ec76baad4cba
Source identifiers:
125217
Local pid:
pubs:125217

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