Measurement of cerebral blood flow by volume‐selective 19F NMR spectroscopy

Peter C.M. van Zijl, Laszlo Ligeti, Teresa Sinnwell, Jeffry R. Alger, A. Scott Chesnick, Chrit T.W. Moonen, Alan C. McLaughlin

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Abstract

A stimulated echo sequence was used to obtain 19F NMR spectra from within a 4‐ml voxel in a cat brain. The time dependence of the 19F NMR signal from an inert gas (CHF3) was used to calculate the blood flow in the voxel. The position of the voxel was selected using a 1H MR image. © 1990 Academic Press, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-495
Number of pages7
JournalMagnetic resonance in medicine
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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