Accelerated cardiac imaging using the SMASH technique.

  title={Accelerated cardiac imaging using the SMASH technique.},
  author={Peter M. Jakob and Mark A. Griswold and Robert R. Edelman and Warren J. Manning and Daniel K. Sodickson},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance},
  volume={1 2},
  • P. Jakob, M. Griswold, D. Sodickson
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
SMASH (SiMultaneous Acquisition of Spatial Harmonics) was recently introduced as a novel rapid-imaging technique. The SMASH technique uses a partially parallel acquisition strategy, using spatial information from a radiofrequency coil array to accelerate imaging. This study constitutes the first application of SMASH to cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. The increased imaging speed provided by SMASH was used to obtain images with reduced breathhold duration, enhanced spatial resolution, and… 

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