Magnetic Resonance Tomography
Tis textbook—which describes the entirety of MRI in a agreed to come on board as an editor from an Engli- single volume—is now a more than ffeen-year-old tra- speaking country. Dr. Hricak introduced new ideas and dition. First published in German in 1992, it was updated topics, recruited additional authors who are experts in every fve years to keep up with the rapid advancement their felds of study, and with her enthusiasm and persi- of the technology and clinical applications of MR tomog - tence substantially enriched and advanced this project. raphy. Because it covered its subject in great breadth and We are now extremely pleased to be able to present detail, it became one of the most popular textbooks on this English-language volume covering all aspects of MR MR tomography in German-speaking parts of the world. imaging. We hope that this book, like the German edi- Each subsequent edition not only summarized well-es- tions preceding it, will become a daily companion and tablished facts about MR tomography for practical ap - adviser to medical students, practicing radiologists and plication, but also discussed new procedures and insights other physicians, and that it will give them an even str- acquired during the years since the previous edition. Te ger sense of the vast potential of MR imaging as it is b- e present, 4th edition maintains this tradition—only it does ing developed around the world.
Provides a comprehensive overview of both the physics and the clinical applications of MRI, including practical guidelines for imaging