Cardiac Magnetic Resonance at High Field: Promises and Problems

Ahmed M. Gharib, Abdalla Elagha, Roderic I. Pettigrew

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Abstract

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) at high magnetic field (3 Tesla) is rapidly evolving with many promising results. However, the challenges of field inhomogeneities and specific absorption rate limitations need to be addressed before reaping the benefits of high magnetic field for CMRI. This review focuses on the methods to overcome some of these challenges and the current and potential applications of this technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-56
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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