Theoretical description of modern 1H in Vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopic pulse sequences

  title={Theoretical description of modern 1H in Vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopic pulse sequences},
  author={Karl Landheer and Rolf F. Schulte and Michael Treacy and Kelley M. Swanberg and Christoph Juchem},
  journal={Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging},
This article reviews the most commonly used modern sequences designed to confront the two major challenges of in vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS): spatial localization and metabolic specificity. The purpose of this review article is to provide a deeper and clearer understanding of the underlying mechanisms by which all modern MRS sequences operate. A descriptive explanation, consistent pulse sequence diagram, and theoretical concepts of the measured signal are given for five spatial… 

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