Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Print ISSN
1053-1807
Electronic ISSN
1522-2586
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2.749
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wiley
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289
Article count
5122
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186
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0.0363139
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  1. Potential of (1)H MR spectroscopic imaging to segregate patients who are likely to show malignancy of the peripheral zone of the prostate on biopsy.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):842 (2009) PMID 19780071

    To evaluate the potential of MR spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) to segregate patients who, upon prostate biopsy, are more likely to show a malignancy in the peripheral zone (PZ) of the prostate gland. Before biopsy, MRSI was carried in 123 men with elevated prostate specific antigen level or an abn...
  2. First-pass and steady-state magnetic resonance angiography of the thoracic vasculature using gadofosveset trisodium.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):809 (2009) PMID 19787726

    To compare a high-resolution, ECG-gated, motion-compensated, steady-state magnetic resonance angiography (SS-MRA) of the thoracic vasculature to standard first-pass MRA (FP-MRA) using a blood-pool contrast agent (gadofosveset trisodium). In all, 25 patients >or=18 years with congenital or acquir...
  3. Investigation using an HER-2/neu transgenic mouse model of a newly developed MR contrast agent with the effect of an antitumor drug.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):907 (2009) PMID 19787744

    To assess whether Gd-DTPA-Gel-Cis, a conjugate of gadolinium (Gd), cis diamminedichloroplatinum (Cis), diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA)-dianhydride, and bovine gelatin (Gel) can be used as an intravascular contrast agent at MRI and as an antitumor cell proliferation agent in vitro. We i...
  4. In vivo DTI assessment of hepatic ischemia reperfusion injury in an experimental rat model.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):890 (2009) PMID 19787745

    To investigate hepatic ischemia reperfusion injury (IRI) using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). Ten Sprague-Dawley rats were scanned at 7 Tesla (T) with DTI using b-value of 1000 s/mm(2) and 6 gradient directions before, 2 h, and 1 day after 30-min total hepatic IRI. Apparent diffusion coefficien...
  5. Cellular magnetic resonance imaging for the differentiation of infectious and degenerative vertebral disorders: preliminary results.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):901 (2009) PMID 19787738

    To evaluate macrophage imaging using the ability of superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to differentiate infectious vertebral osteomyelitis and degenerative disk-related inflammatory endplates. The in vivo demonstration of the different distribution of macrophage...
  6. Atypical imaging appearance of toxoplasmosis in an HIV patient as a butterfly lesion.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):873 (2009) PMID 19787733

    In acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients, differentiating toxoplasmosis and primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma remains a clinical and radiographic dilemma. The presence of butterfly lesions crossing the corpus callosum is customarily used to exclude the possibility of tox...
  7. Dilution method of gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA)-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):849 (2009) PMID 19787734

    To elucidate whether a contrast agent dilution method (dilution method), in which gadoxetate disodium (Gd-EOB-DTPA) is diluted with saline, is useful for good-quality arterial-phase images. In this study we observed 494 hypervascular hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) in 327 patients with chronic ...
  8. Value of quantitative MRI biomarkers (Evans' index, aqueductal flow rate, and apparent diffusion coefficient) in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):708 (2009) PMID 19787714

    To define the value of Evans' index (EI), aqueductal flow rate (FR), and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) in the diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and to assess the ability of these markers preoperatively to predict shunt response. To shed some light as to the mechanisms respo...
  9. Influence of the compliance of the neck arteries and veins on the measurement of intracranial volume change by phase-contrast MRI.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):878 (2009) PMID 19787740 PMCID PMC2919212

    To assess the influence of arterial and venous vascular compliances in the neck region on the measurement of the change in intracranial volume during the cardiac cycle. Arterial and venous blood flows were imaged by MRI phase contrast at two different locations, one close to the skull base (uppe...
  10. 3.0-T MR-guided focused ultrasound for preoperative localization of nonpalpable breast lesions: an initial experimental ex vivo study.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):884 (2009) PMID 19787736

    To compare the accuracy of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) with MR-guided needle-wire placement (MRgNW) for the preoperative localization of nonpalpable breast lesions. In this experimental ex vivo study, 15 turkey breasts were used. In each breast phantom an artificial non...
  11. Local flip angle correction for improved volume T1-quantification in three-dimensional dGEMRIC using the Look-Locker technique.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):834 (2009) PMID 19787729

    To present an evaluation method for three-dimensional Look-Locker (3D-LL) based T1 quantification, calculating correct T1 values independent of local flip angle (FA) variations. The method was evaluated both in phantoms and in vivo in a delayed Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of Cartilage (dGEMRIC) stud...
  12. T2 relaxometry of maturing brains.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):911; author reply 912 (2009) PMID 19787741

  13. Improving dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI measurement of quantitative cerebral blood flow using corrections for partial volume and nonlinear contrast relaxivity: A xenon computed tomographic comparative study.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):743 (2009) PMID 19787719 PMCID PMC2851938

    To test whether dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI-based CBF measurements are improved with arterial input function (AIF) partial volume (PV) and nonlinear contrast relaxivity correction, using a gold-standard CBF method, xenon computed tomography (xeCT). Eighteen patients with cerebrovascular ...
  14. Toward a practical protocol for human optic nerve DTI with EPI geometric distortion correction.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):699 (2009) PMID 19787713

    To develop a practical protocol for diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) of the human optic nerve with echo planar imaging (EPI) geometric distortion correction. A conventional DTI protocol was modified to acquire images with fat and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) suppression and field inhomogeneity maps o...
  15. Algorithm-based method for detection of blood vessels in breast MRI for development of computer-aided diagnosis.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):817 (2009) PMID 19787727 PMCID PMC2789993

    To develop a computer-based algorithm for detecting blood vessels that appear in breast dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and to evaluate the improvement in reducing the number of vascular pixels that are labeled by computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) systems as being ...
  16. Improved correlation to quantitative DCE-MRI pharmacokinetic parameters using a modified initial area under the uptake curve (mIAUC) approach.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):864 (2009) PMID 19787732

    To propose a modified initial area under the uptake curve (mIAUC) dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE)-MRI approach to achieve better distinction of underlying physiology. The mIAUC is formulated on common characteristics of tissue contrast uptake curves observed over a wide range of physiological co...
  17. Left ventricular infarct size, peri-infarct zone, and papillary scar measurements: A comparison of high-resolution 3D and conventional 2D late gadolinium enhancement cardiac MR.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):794 (2009) PMID 19787731 PMCID PMC2981352

    To compare higher spatial resolution 3D late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance (Cardiac MR) with 2D LGE in patients with prior myocardial infarction. Fourteen patients were studied using high spatial resolution 3D LGE (1.3 x 1.3 x 5.0 mm(3)) and conventional 2D LGE (...
  18. Quantitative multivoxel proton spectroscopy of the brain in developmental delay.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):716 (2009) PMID 19787717

    To assess whether proton MR spectroscopy of the brain in children with developmental delay reveals a consistent pattern of abnormalities. Eighty-eight patients (median age, 4.6 years; interquartile range, 3.1-8.1 years) with unexplained developmental delay, were compared with 48 normally develop...
  19. Gadolinium pharmacokinetics of chronic myocardial infarcts: Implications for late gadolinium-enhanced infarct imaging.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):763 (2009) PMID 19787722

    To monitor gadolinium pharmacokinetics in the hearts of patients with chronic myocardial infarcts and to determine the variability of contrast agent concentrations and accuracy of infarct detection over an hour time period. Twenty-five patients with chronic myocardial infarcts were examined. T1 ...
  20. High resolution fast T1 mapping technique for dGEMRIC.

    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 30(4):896 (2009) PMID 19787737

    To determine the feasibility of using a high resolution isotropic three-dimensional (3D) fast T1 mapping sequence for delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) to assess osteoarthritis in the hip. T1 maps of the hip were acquired using both low and high resolution techniques followi...