Ventilation-perfusion MR imaging of the lung

H. Hatabu, Q. Chen, D. L. Levin, E. Tadamura, R. R. Edelman

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The assessment of regional ventilation in human lungs is important for the diagnosis and evaluation of a variety of pulmonary disorders, including pulmonary emphysema, diffuse lung disease (e.g., sarcoidosis, and pulmonary fibrosis), lung cancer, and pulmonary embolism. This article introduces new MR imaging techniques of pulmonary ventilation and perfusion that will provide a framework for assessing regional pulmonary functions of the lung.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-392
Number of pages14
JournalMagnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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