Rapid musculoskeletal MRI with phase-sensitive steady-state free precession: comparison with routine knee MRI.

Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Dr., Stanford, CA 94305-5105, USA.
American Journal of Roentgenology (Impact Factor: 2.74). 06/2005; 184(5):1450-5. DOI: 10.2214/ajr.184.5.01841450
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ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: The aim of this work was to show the potential utility of a novel rapid 3D fat-suppressed MRI method for joint imaging. CONCLUSION: Phase-sensitive steady-state free precession provides rapid 3D joint imaging with robust fat suppression and excellent cartilage delineation.

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