Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technique used in biomedical imaging and radiology to visualize internal structures of the body. Because MRI provides excellent contrast between different soft tissues, the technique is especially useful for diagnostic imaging of the brain, muscles, and heart.In the past 20 years, MRI technology has improved si

chapter 1|36 pages

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Kidneys and Ureters

ByFrancois Cornelis, Anne-Sophie Lasserre, Elise Tricaud, Francois Petitpierre, Yann Le Bras, and Nicolas Grenier

chapter 2|14 pages

Carcinoma of the Bladder and Urethra

ByOtt Le, Sadhna Verma, Armugam Rajesh, Raghu Vikram

chapter 3|12 pages

Male Pelvis (Prostate, Seminal Vesicles, and Testes)

ByJurgen J. Fütterer

chapter 4|52 pages

Uterus and Vagina

BySuzanne L. Palmer, Nicole F. Darcy, Claire L. Templeman, Allison D. Salibian

chapter 5|30 pages

Benign and Malignant Conditions of the Ovaries and Peritoneum

ByStavroula Kyriazi and Nandita M. deSouza

chapter 6|16 pages

MRI of the Placenta and the Pregnant Patient

ByPhilip S. Lim, Amy M. Mackey, Monica L. Huang

chapter 7|18 pages

MRI of Pelvic Floor Disorders

ByFrancesca Maccioni, Valeria Buonocore

chapter 8|26 pages

Degenerative Disease of the Spine and Other Spondyloarthropathies

ByM. Cody O’Dell, Nathan J. Kohler, Brian K. Harshman, Steven A. Messina, Christopher W. Wasyliw, Gary Felsberg, and Laura W. Bancroft

chapter 9|12 pages

Spine Infections

ByMariangela Marras, Luca Saba, Stefano Marcia

chapter 10|18 pages

Traumatic Disease of the Spine

ByNathan J. Kohler, M. Cody O’Dell, Steven A. Messina, Brian K. Harshman, Christopher W. Wasyliw, Gary Felsberg, and Laura W. Bancroft

chapter 11|24 pages

Neoplastic Disease of the Spine

ByMichele Porcu

chapter 12|24 pages

MR Pathology of Sacrum and Ilium

ByDaphne J. Theodorou, Stavroula J. Theodorou, Yousuke Kakitsubata

chapter 13|38 pages

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Soft Tissues

ByAlireza Eajazi, Mohamed Jarraya, Ali Guermazi, Frank W. Roemer

chapter 14|12 pages

Temporomandibular Joints

ByTsukasa Sano

chapter 15|20 pages

MR-Guided Interventional Radiology of the Musculoskeletal System

ByJohn M. Morelli, Jan Fritz

chapter 16|14 pages

MR of the Lymphatics

ByAlberto Alonso-Burgos, Emilio García Tutor, Teresa Pérez de la Fuente, and Ángeles Franco López

chapter 17|60 pages

Pediatric Applications

ByMarilyn J. Siegel, Ellen M. Chung

chapter 18|28 pages

Fetal MRI

ByFrancisco Sepulveda, Kelsey Budd, Peter Brugge, Daniela Prayer

chapter 19|28 pages

Postmortem and Forensic Magnetic Resonance Imaging

ByPatricia Mildred Flach, Dominic Gascho, Thomas Daniel Ruder, Sabine Franckenberg, Steffen Günter Ross, Lukas Ebner, Michael Josef Thali, and Garyfalia Ampanozi

chapter 20|14 pages

Magnetic Resonance–Guided Focused Ultrasound

ByAlessandro Napoli, Gaia Cartocci

chapter 21|10 pages

PET/MRI: Concepts and Clinical Applications

ByMateen C. Moghbel, Abass Alavi, Drew A. Torigian

chapter 22|34 pages

Computer-Aided Diagnosis with MR Images of the Brain

ByMark A. Haidekker, Geoff Dougherty