Publications [#232541] of Martin Fischer

Journal Articles
  1. Kadlecek, SJ; Emami, K; Fischer, MC; Ishii, M; Yu, J; Woodburn, JM; NikKhah, M; Vahdat, V; Lipson, DA; Baumgardner, JE; Rizi, RR, Imaging physiological parameters with hyperpolarized gas MRI, Progress in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, vol. 47 no. 3-4 (2005), pp. 187-212 [doi] .

    A survey capable of producing the desired physiological information from a series of polarized gas MR images is discussed. Salient requirements of an ideal radiological method for quantitative assessment of lung function are also discussed. The benefits of polarized gas MRI are clarified through a comparison with other existing modalities. The optical pumping methods for the generation of hyperpolarization and the technical aspects of gas delivery and storage are presented. Imaging techniques such as MR-based coronary angiography, and PET/SPECT tests have advanced together with extremely effective therapies and surgical procedures.