Introduction to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Principles and Techniques

Author: Richard B. Buxton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521899958

Category: Medical

Page: 457

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This is the second edition of a useful introductory book on a technique that has revolutionized neuroscience, specifically cognitive neuroscience. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has now become the standard tool for studying the brain systems involved in cognitive and emotional processing. It has also been a major factor in the consilience of the fields of neurobiology, cognitive psychology, social psychology, radiology, physics, mathematics, engineering, and even philosophy. Written and edited by a clinician-scientist in the field, this book remains an excellent user's guide to t

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Author: Scott A. Huettel,Allen W. Song,Gregory McCarthy

Publisher: Sinauer

ISBN: 9780878936274

Category: Psychology

Page: 515

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Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging provides a comprehensive introduction to fMRI. The Third Edition has been extensively updated, including a discussion of the physiological basis of fMRI and coverage of ethical and methodological controversies. Example are drawn from both seminal historical work and cutting-edge current research.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Processing

Author: Xingfeng Li

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400773021

Category: Medical

Page: 221

View: 597

With strong numerical and computational focus, this book serves as an essential resource on the methods for functional neuroimaging analysis, diffusion weighted image analysis, and longitudinal VBM analysis. It includes four MRI image modalities analysis methods. The first covers the PWI methods, which is the basis for understanding cerebral flow in human brain. The second part, the book’s core, covers fMRI methods in three specific domains: first level analysis, second level analysis, and effective connectivity study. The third part covers the analysis of Diffusion weighted image, i.e. DTI, QBI and DSI image analysis. Finally, the book covers (longitudinal) VBM methods and its application to Alzheimer’s disease study.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Novel Transform Methods

Author: Ajay V. Deshmukh,Vikram M. Gadre

Publisher: N.A


Category: Medical

Page: 106

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Fundamental concepts, and some glimpses of the state-of-the-art of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and functional MRI (fMRI) are discussed in this monograph. A discussion on novel transform methods using Wavelets and the Periodicity Transform for processing the clinical fMRI data is included. The book describes results on the original functional MRI data set. This trial fMRI dataset is provided on a CD included in this book. Making free use of this data set for further experimentation on fMRI for academic and research purpose is highly encouraged. Algorithms on a few worked examples on fMRI data processing are explained. Presentation of certain concepts in MRI and Functional MRI is made simple for the readers from interdisciplinary areas of Medical Sciences and Engineering. This book is also an effort to address a few real-life examples in fMRI which have been evolved through the collaborative research by the Engineering and Medical fraternity.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

An Introduction to Methods

Author: Peter Jezzard,Paul M Matthews,Stephen M Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198527732

Category: Medical

Page: 390

View: 663

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the scanning technique which allows mapping of active processes within the brain. These maps are used by neuroscientists to learn how the normal human brain works and by clinicians to study the diseased state.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Continuous Arterial Spin Labeling

A Novel Pulse Sequence and Quantitative Model

Author: Gregory R. Lee

Publisher: N.A



Page: 140

View: 5556

Arterial spin labeling (ASL) offers a number of advantages over the blood oxygenation level dependent technique for functional brain imaging. However, widespread adoption of ASL for functional imaging has been hampered by inferior SNR and temporal resolution.

Essentials of Functional MRI

Author: Patrick W. Stroman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439818800

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 6530

During the last two decades, new developments in functional MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) have made it possible to detect changes in the brain over time, as opposed to the "snapshot" produced by conventional MRI. Essentials of Functional MRI breaks down the technical challenges for physicians, researchers, and technologists who use functional MRI but may not be experts in the necessary math and physics. The author describes the theory and practical details of functional MRI (fMRI) methodology, including how to acquire and analyze images, and a wide range of examples demonstrate how fMRI has been used thus far. The author provides the essential information to study, understand, use, and teach the practical aspects of fMRI for those people who are most likely to extend its use into clinical practice.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Diffusion Mri, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Physics of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, High-Intensity Focused Ultras

Author: Source Wikipedia


ISBN: 9781230535159


Page: 62

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 61. Chapters: Diffusion MRI, Functional magnetic resonance imaging, Physics of magnetic resonance imaging, High-intensity focused ultrasound, Magnetic resonance neurography, Susceptibility weighted imaging, Issues in fMRI, Bloch equations, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, ExAblate, Magnetic resonance angiography, MRI contrast agent, FLASH MRI, Centre for Magnetic Resonance Investigations, Spin echo, Tractography, Gadopentetic acid, Real-time MRI, In vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy, K-space, Spin-lattice relaxation time, Magnetization transfer, Hyperpolarization, Digital Fish Library, Breast MRI, Strain Encoding MRI, Magic angle, Cardiac ventriculography, Spin-spin relaxation time, Magnetic resonance microscopy, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Steady-state free precession imaging, Magnetic induction tomography, Interventional magnetic resonance imaging, Jemris, Ernst angle, Fractional anisotropy, Fluid attenuated inversion recovery, FMRI adaptation, Delayed Gadolinium Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cartilage, Linear transform model, Current density imaging, Magnetophosphene, Multispectral segmentation, Radiofrequency coil, Event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging, Magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging, Flip angle.

Handbook of Functional MRI Data Analysis

Author: Russell A. Poldrack,Jeanette A. Mumford,Thomas E. Nichols

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139498363

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 1321

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has become the most popular method for imaging brain function. Handbook of Functional MRI Data Analysis provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the methods used for fMRI data analysis. Using minimal jargon, this book explains the concepts behind processing fMRI data, focusing on the techniques that are most commonly used in the field. This book provides background about the methods employed by common data analysis packages including FSL, SPM and AFNI. Some of the newest cutting-edge techniques, including pattern classification analysis, connectivity modeling and resting state network analysis, are also discussed. Readers of this book, whether newcomers to the field or experienced researchers, will obtain a deep and effective knowledge of how to employ fMRI analysis to ask scientific questions and become more sophisticated users of fMRI analysis software.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging a Complete Guide

Author: Gerardus Blokdyk

Publisher: 5starcooks

ISBN: 9780655429890


Page: 292

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How do we Improve Functional magnetic resonance imaging service perception, and satisfaction? What is our formula for success in Functional magnetic resonance imaging ? Have the types of risks that may impact Functional magnetic resonance imaging been identified and analyzed? In what ways are Functional magnetic resonance imaging vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use? What tools do you use once you have decided on a Functional magnetic resonance imaging strategy and more importantly how do you choose? This astounding Functional magnetic resonance imaging self-assessment will make you the entrusted Functional magnetic resonance imaging domain authority by revealing just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for any Functional magnetic resonance imaging challenge. How do I reduce the effort in the Functional magnetic resonance imaging work to be done to get problems solved? How can I ensure that plans of action include every Functional magnetic resonance imaging task and that every Functional magnetic resonance imaging outcome is in place? How will I save time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring Functional magnetic resonance imaging costs are low? How can I deliver tailored Functional magnetic resonance imaging advice instantly with structured going-forward plans? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed best-selling author Gerard Blokdyk. Blokdyk ensures all Functional magnetic resonance imaging essentials are covered, from every angle: the Functional magnetic resonance imaging self-assessment shows succinctly and clearly that what needs to be clarified to organize the required activities and processes so that Functional magnetic resonance imaging outcomes are achieved. Contains extensive criteria grounded in past and current successful projects and activities by experienced Functional magnetic resonance imaging practitioners. Their mastery, combined with the easy elegance of the self-assessment, provides its superior value to you in knowing how to ensure the outcome of any efforts in Functional magnetic resonance imaging are maximized with professional results. Your purchase includes access details to the Functional magnetic resonance imaging self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows you exactly what to do next. Your exclusive instant access details can be found in your book. You will receive the following contents with New and Updated specific criteria: - The latest quick edition of the book in PDF - The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in... - The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard, and... - Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation an extra, special, resource that helps you with project managing. INCLUDES LIFETIME SELF ASSESSMENT UPDATES Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

Functional MRI

Author: C.T.W. Moonen,P.A. Bandettini

Publisher: Boom Koninklijke Uitgevers

ISBN: 9783540672159

Category: Medical

Page: 575

View: 8600

The objective of functional magnetic resonance imaging is to map active areas of the brain corresponding to specific tasks or stimuli. Interest in fMRI is growing rapidly since it is non invasive, provides excellent resolution and be performed with widely available instruments. The author provides a detailed account of the principles, methods and applications of fMRI.

Statistical Analysis of FMRI Data

Author: F. Gregory Ashby

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262015048

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 8245

An overview of statistical methods for analyzing data from fMRI experiments. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), which allows researchers to observe neural activity in the human brain noninvasively, has revolutionized the scientific study of the mind. An fMRI experiment produces massive amounts of highly complex data; researchers face significant challenges in analyzing the data they collect. This book offers an overview of the most widely used statistical methods of analyzing fMRI data. Every step is covered, from preprocessing to advanced methods for assessing functional connectivity. The goal is not to describe which buttons to push in the popular software packages but to help readers understand the basic underlying logic, the assumptions, the strengths and weaknesses, and the appropriateness of each method. The book covers all of the important current topics in fMRI data analysis, including the relation of the fMRI BOLD (blood oxygen-level dependent) response to neural activation; basic analyses done in virtually every fMRI article--preprocessing, constructing statistical parametrical maps using the general linear model, solving the multiple comparison problem, and group analyses; the most popular methods for assessing functional connectivity--coherence analysis and Granger causality; two widely used multivariate approaches, principal components analysis and independent component analysis; and a brief survey of other current fMRI methods. The necessary mathematics is explained at a conceptual level, but in enough detail to allow mathematically sophisticated readers to gain more than a purely conceptual understanding. The book also includes short examples of Matlab code that implement many of the methods described; an appendix offers an introduction to basic Matlab matrix algebra commands (as well as a tutorial on matrix algebra). A second appendix introduces multivariate probability distributions.

Advanced Image Processing in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Author: Luigi Landini,Vincenzo Positano,Maria Santarelli

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420028669

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 632

View: 2566

The popularity of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in medicine is no mystery: it is non-invasive, it produces high quality structural and functional image data, and it is very versatile and flexible. Research into MR technology is advancing at a blistering pace, and modern engineers must keep up with the latest developments. This is only possible with a firm grounding in the basic principles of MR, and Advanced Image Processing in Magnetic Resonance Imaging solidly integrates this foundational knowledge with the latest advances in the field. Beginning with the basics of signal and image generation and reconstruction, the book covers in detail the signal processing techniques and algorithms, filtering techniques for MR images, quantitative analysis including image registration and integration of EEG and MEG techniques with MR, and MR spectroscopy techniques. The final section of the book explores functional MRI (fMRI) in detail, discussing fundamentals and advanced exploratory data analysis, Bayesian inference, and nonlinear analysis. Many of the results presented in the book are derived from the contributors' own work, imparting highly practical experience through experimental and numerical methods. Contributed by international experts at the forefront of the field, Advanced Image Processing in Magnetic Resonance Imaging is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in further advancing the technology and capabilities of MR imaging.

Clinical Applications of Functional Brain MRI

Author: Frederik Barkhof,Philip Scheltens

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198566298

Category: Medical

Page: 386

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) has become the most widely used method for imaging normal brain function in a relatively short period of time. The use of FMRI in clinically related research has been much slower; however, FMRI is now becoming a valuable tool in the study of many neurological and psychiatric disorders. This book explains the status of current clinical applications of FMRI in preoperative evaluation, diagnosis and discrimination of pathology, and in understanding recovery, therapeutics and rehabilitation of neurological and psychiatric conditions. Individual chapters cover the use of FMRI in the preoperative assessment of both motor function and language as well as in the assessment of age-related changes in memory. More focused chapters cover the use of FMRI in specific medical conditions including dementia, schizophrenia, depression and anxiety disorders, stroke, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. The book concludes with a chapter on the role of FMRI in monitoring changes in brain function following exposure to clinical pharmacotherapeutics and experimental drug compounds. This book will be of interest to both novice FMRI researchers and expert FMRI scientists as well as to clinicans in neurology, radiology and psychiatry.


Physiological Basis, Technique, and Applications

Author: Christoph Mulert,Louis Lemieux

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540879190

Category: Medical

Page: 539

View: 9066

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and Electronecephalography (EEG) are very important and complementary modalities since fMRI offers high spatial resolution and EEG is a direct measurement of neuronal activity with high temporal resolution. Interest in the integration of both types of data is growing rapidly as it promises to provide important new insights into human brain activity as it has already done so in the field of epilepsy. The availability of good quality instrumentation capable of providing interference-free data in both modalities means that electrophysiological and haemodynamic characteristics of individual brain events can be captured for the first time. Consequently, it seems certain that the integration of fMRI and EEG will play an increasing role in neuroscience and of the clinical study of brain disorders such as epilepsy. The proposed book will discuss in detail the physiological principles, practical aspects of measurement, artefact reduction and analysis and also applications of the integration of fMRI and EEG. All applications, which are mainly in the fields of sleep research, cognitive neuroscience and clinical use in neurology and psychiatry will be reviewed.

Clinical Functional MRI

Presurgical Functional Neuroimaging

Author: Christoph Stippich

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662451239

Category: Medical

Page: 351

View: 6623

The second, revised edition of this successful textbook provides an up-to-date description of the use of preoperative fMRI in patients with brain tumors and epilepsies. State of the art fMRI procedures are presented, with detailed consideration of practical aspects, imaging and data processing, normal and pathological findings, and diagnostic possibilities and limitations. Relevant information on brain physiology, functional neuroanatomy, imaging technique, and methodology is provided by recognized experts in these fields. Compared with the first edition, chapters have been updated to reflect the latest developments and in particular the current use of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and resting-state fMRI. Entirely new chapters are included on resting-state presurgical fMRI and the role of DTI and tractography in brain tumor surgery. Further chapters address multimodality functional neuroimaging, brain plasticity, and pitfalls, tips, and tricks.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine

Author: Scott W. Atlas

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781769853

Category: Medical

Page: 1890

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Established as the leading textbook on imaging diagnosis of brain and spine disorders, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine is now in its Fourth Edition. This thoroughly updated two-volume reference delivers cutting-edge information on nearly every aspect of clinical neuroradiology. Expert neuroradiologists, innovative renowned MRI physicists, and experienced leading clinical neurospecialists from all over the world show how to generate state-of-the-art images and define diagnoses from crucial clinical/pathologic MR imaging correlations for neurologic, neurosurgical, and psychiatric diseases spanning fetal CNS anomalies to disorders of the aging brain. Highlights of this edition include over 6,800 images of remarkable quality, more color images, and new information using advanced techniques, including perfusion and diffusion MRI and functional MRI. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.