Clinical Blood Pool MR Imaging by Tim LeinerClinical Blood Pool MR Imaging by Tim Leiner

Clinical Blood Pool MR Imaging

EditorTim Leiner, Mathias Goyen, Martin Rohrer

Paperback | February 3, 2011

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"This excellent treatise on Vasovist® created by a team of exceptional faculty who are pioneers in MR Angiography covers the basic techniques, safety, efficacy, image processing and pharmaco-economic details to successfully implement a new level of MRA image quality with this new contrast agent." Martin Prince, Cornell University, New York"The editors and authors have made groundbreaking contributions towards establishing MR angiography in various investigative settings, rendering it more precise and applying it for diverse indications. The work presented here is founded upon the extensive experience of the editors, as well as the broad range of experience from other scientific working groups." Maximilian Reiser, Ludwig Maximilian University, MunichVasovist® (Gadofosveset), worldwide the first blood pool agent, has only recently become available for clinical use, but has already gained wide acceptance as a tool to improve magnetic resonance angiography. This book presents the first in-depth introduction to the basic physicochemical aspects of the agent, the application of Vasovist® in clinical MRA, as well as potential clinical applications beyond MRA and patient management-related aspects. The first part of the book explains basic and technical properties of the agent and the differences of Vasovist® compared to currently available extracellular agents. The second part contains detailed chapters on safety and efficacy. In the third part the focus is on MR angiographic applications, and in the fourth part of the book potential clinical fields beyond MRA are explored. All clinical chapters feature ready-to-use clinical protocols and a series of take home messages that concisely summarize the current role of blood pool imaging for each specific indication.

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Title:Clinical Blood Pool MR ImagingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9.53 × 7.6 × 0.01 inPublished:February 3, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642096662

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Table of Contents

Topic.- "Bestandsaufnahme" (backbone, determines structure, stresses clinical needs and adresses target groups).- Vasovist - Basic Properties.- Technical aspects.- MR Safety.- Substance Safety.- Efficacy.- Head/Neck.- Chest.- Abdominal.- Peripheral.- Venography.- Whole Body.- Endo Leak.- GI Bleeding.- "Cardiac".- (perfusion, late enhancement, coronar angio)".- Brain Tumor.- LN Imaging Rectal Cancer.- Breast Cancer.- "Therapy Monitoring.- (DCE MRI, Anti-angiogenesis)".- MS.- IMRI.- Lymphography.- Post processing.- Delphi panel results.- Patient Management.