Respiratory kinematics of the upper abdominal organs: A quantitative study

Hope W. Korin, Richard L. Ehman, Stephen J. Riederer, Joel P. Felmlee, Roger C. Grimm

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Despite the fact that respiratory motion is a major factor limiting the image quality of MR examinations in the upper abdomen, little quantitative information is available about the kinematics of visceral motion during respiration. The objective of this study was to obtain a measure of the relative longitudinal and transverse displacements of the upper abdominal organs during breathing using an MR line scan technique. © 1992 Academic Press, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)172-178
Number of pages7
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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