MR imaging of the thoracic aorta: comparison of spin-echo, angiographic, and breath-hold techniques.

@article{Hartnell1994MRIO,
  title={MR imaging of the thoracic aorta: comparison of spin-echo, angiographic, and breath-hold techniques.},
  author={George Gordon Hartnell and J. Paul Finn and Martin A Zenni and Mylan C. Cohen and Damian Edward Dupuy and Herbert Wheeler and H. Esterbrook Longmaid},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={191 3},
  pages={697-704}
}
PURPOSE To compare magnetic resonance (MR) angiography and fast MR imaging with spin-echo (SE) and non-MR imaging techniques in examination of the thoracic aorta. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-nine patients underwent breath-hold or cine MR angiography; SE was used in 67 patients and fast MR imaging in 28. A comparison was made with non-MR imaging… CONTINUE READING