Medical imaging by NMR

P. Mansfield, A. A. Maudsley

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Application of the new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) method of fast scan proton imaging is described. Cross sectional proton scans of a human finger in vivo are measured and reveal considerable anatomical detail, particularly of the soft tissue regions. Imaging of tumour tissue is also briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)188-194
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
Issue number591
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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