MSRS 670 MR Principles and Procedures

This course introduces topics that encompass the interrelated aspects of performing patient organ visualization procedures with magnetic resonance (MR). Included are a review of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the various organs, contrast agents, pharmaceuticals and applicable instrumentation for MR, as well as discussion of the methodologies and techniques utilized in performing the imaging procedure and ensuring patient safety. Parameters and timing of MR imaging procedures and analysis of images will be discussed. Representative images are shown and importance of fusion imaging explained.




Admission to the program or permission of the program director