Validation of continuously tagged MRI for the measurement of dynamic 3D skeletal muscle tissue deformation.

@article{Moerman2012ValidationOC,
  title={Validation of continuously tagged MRI for the measurement of dynamic 3D skeletal muscle tissue deformation.},
  author={Kevin Mattheus Moerman and Andr{\'e} M. J. Sprengers and Ciaran K. Simms and Rolf M. Lamerichs and Jaap Stoker and Aart J. Nederveen},
  journal={Medical physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          1793-810
        }
}
PURPOSE Typically spatial modulation of the magnetization (SPAMM) tagged magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) requires many repeated motion cycles limiting the applicability to highly repeatable tissue motions only. This paper describes the validation of a novel SPAMM tagged MRI and post-processing framework for the measurement of complex and dynamic 3D soft tissue deformation following just three motion cycles. Techniques are applied to indentation induced deformation measurement of the upper arm… 
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