eISBN: 978-1-60805-806-8, 2014 ISBN: 978-1-60805-807-5 ISSN: 2351-9843 (Print)
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Christopher J. Francois
Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53792, United States
Flow quantification with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is an established
method for assessing patients with a variety of cardiovascular diseases, particularly
valvular heart disease and congenital heart disease. This chapter reviews basic MR
physics and clinical applications for flow quantification, from one-directional flowsensitive
MR to time-resolved, three-directional flow-sensitive MR.
MR Flow, phase contrast, flow quantification, 4D flow MR,
congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease.