The Application of Fat-Suppression MR Pulse Sequence in the Diagnosis of Bone-Joint Disease

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Fat-suppression technology of magnetic resonance is very important in clinical practice.This article is written to interpret the principle, advantages/disadvantages and clinical applications of some regular fat-suppression sequences in the diagnosis of Bone-Joint Disease, including 1) frequency-selective saturation (FS); 2) short-TI inversion recovery (STI-R); 3)frequency selective inversion pulse; 4) fat suppression water or fat selective excitation technique; 5) Dixon technology and 6) magnetization transfer contrast (MTI).

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J. Wu, L. Lu, J. Gu and X. Yin, "The Application of Fat-Suppression MR Pulse Sequence in the Diagnosis of Bone-Joint Disease," International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2012, pp. 88-94. doi: 10.4236/ijmpcero.2012.13012.

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