These references are not intended to be an exhaustive list but to give a
few commonly available texts and articles that cover the subjects. The areas
that each reference cover are included in parentheses after the reference.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Stark and Bradley, second edition (Artifacts,
Basics, Contrast Agents, Instrumentation, Pulse Sequences, Spectroscopy).
Magnetic resonance imaging artifacts: Mechanism and clinical significance
by Pusey et al. RadioGraphics, September, 1986 (Artifacts).
Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy by Andrew et al. (Basics,
The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging by Bushberg et al. (Basics).
Christensen's Physics of Diagnostic Radiology, fourth edition (Basics).
Abdominal Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Ros and Bidgood (Contrast Agents,
Instrumentation and RF Coils).
Fast-Scan Magnetic Resonance Principles and Applications by Felix Wehrli
Safety Considerations in MR Imaging by Kanal et al. Radiology 176:593-606,
Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of human brain activity during primary
sensory stimulation by Kwong et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, June 1992
(Functional Brain Imaging).
Questions and Answers in Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Elster (Artifacts,
Basics, Magnetization Transfer, Safety).
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