3‐Tesla Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Tikkakoski, Tapani
June 2006
Acta Radiologica;Jun2006, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p445
Academic Journal
The article discusses the advantage and disadvantages of using 3-Tesla (3T) in clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The imaging system enables increased signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and contrast-to-noise ration (CNR) which results to better resolution and faster scanning. Furthermore, it offers significantly improved morphological and functional study of the brain compared with the commonly used 1.5T MRI. The disadvantages of using the imaging system was presented.


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