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Detection of brain metabolites in magnetic resonance spectroscopy

  title={Detection of brain metabolites in magnetic resonance spectroscopy},
  author={T. Kok},
  • T. Kok
  • Published 2008
  • Materials Science
While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) derives its signal from protons in water, additional and potentially important biochemical compounds are detectable in vivo within the proton spectrum. The detection and mapping of these much weaker signals is known as magnetic resonance spectroscopy or spectroscopic imaging. Among the complicating factors for this modality applied for human clinical imaging are limited chemical-shift dispersion and J-coupling that cause spectral overlap and complicated… Expand
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