MR angiography using steady-state free precession

Thomas K F Foo, Vincent B. Ho, Hani B. Marcos, Maureen N. Hood, Peter L. Choyke

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Contrast-enhanced MR angiography (CE-MRA) using steady-state free precession (SSFP) pulse sequences is described. Using SSFP, vascular structures can be visualized with high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) at a substantial (delay) time after the initial arterial pass of contrast media. The peak blood SSFP signal was diminished by

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)699-706
Number of pages8
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002


  • Contrast MRA
  • Peripheral angiography
  • Pulse sequences
  • Steady-state free precession
  • Techniques
  • TrueFISP
  • Vascular imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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