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  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
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Functional magnetic resonance imaging: diffusion weighted and chemical shift imaging in head and neck.

January 2010 (has links)
Fong, Kwan Ying. / Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 90-103). / Abstracts in English and Chinese. / Chapter Chapter 1: --- "Introduction, problems and objectives" --- p.1 / Chapter 1.1 --- Introduction --- p.1 / Chapter 1.2 --- Problems --- p.3 / Chapter 1.3 --- Objectives --- p.3 / Chapter Chapter 2: --- Background --- p.4 / Chapter 2.1. --- Head and Neck Cancer --- p.4 / Chapter 2.2 --- Diagnostic Imaging of Head and Neck Cancer --- p.5 / Chapter 2.3. --- Magnetic Resonance Imaging- Physics --- p.8 / Chapter 2.3.1 --- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Principle --- p.8 / Chapter 2.3.2 --- Proton Magnetic Resonance Imaging --- p.8 / Chapter 2.3.3 --- Relaxation --- p.12 / Chapter 2.3.4 --- Tl- and T2-weighted Imaging --- p.12 / Chapter 2.3.5 --- Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI) --- p.13 / Chapter 2.3.6 --- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy- Single Voxel Spectroscopy and Chemical Shift Imaging --- p.15 / Chapter Chapter 3: --- Diffusion-weighted imaging in the evaluation head of and neck cancer --- p.21 / Chapter 3.1 --- Introduction - Diffusion-Weighted Imaging in Tumors --- p.21 / Chapter 3.2 --- DWI of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma --- p.22 / Chapter 3.2.1 --- Introduction and Objectives --- p.22 / Chapter 3.2.2. --- Methods --- p.23 / Chapter 3.2.3. --- Results --- p.27 / Chapter 3.2.4 --- Discussion --- p.31 / Chapter 3.3 --- DWI of Primary Tumors: Comparison of NPC with Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Extra-nodal Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma --- p.33 / Chapter 3.3.1 --- Introduction and Objectives --- p.33 / Chapter 3.3.2. --- Methods --- p.34 / Chapter 3.3.3. --- Results --- p.35 / Chapter 3.3.4 --- Discussion --- p.42 / Chapter 3.3.5 --- Summary of DWI in Head and Neck Cancer --- p.44 / Chapter Chapter 4: --- Chemical shift imaging of head and neck tumors --- p.45 / Chapter 4.1 --- Introduction - Single Voxel Spectroscopy and Chemical Shift Imaging --- p.45 / Chapter 4.2 --- CSI - Methods Used to Reduce Magnetic Field Inhomogeneity --- p.48 / Chapter 4.3 --- Phantom studies - CSI Experiments Using Phantoms --- p.51 / Chapter 4.3.1 --- Introduction and Objectives --- p.51 / Chapter 4.3.2. --- Methods --- p.51 / Chapter 4.3.3 --- Experiment and MR Protocol --- p.54 / Chapter 4.3.4 --- Data Analysis --- p.58 / Chapter 4.3.5 --- Phantom Experimental Results --- p.59 / Chapter 4.3.6 --- Discussion and Conclusion on Phantom Experiments --- p.69 / Chapter 4.4 --- In vivo CSI Study of Human Head and Neck Tumors --- p.72 / Chapter 4.4.1 --- Introduction and Objectives --- p.72 / Chapter 4.4.2 --- Patient Selection --- p.73 / Chapter 4.4.3 --- MRI and CSI Protocol --- p.73 / Chapter 4.4.4 --- Data Analysis --- p.74 / Chapter 4.4.5 --- Results from CSI on Patients --- p.74 / Chapter 4.4.6 --- Discussion and Conclusion of CSI on Patients --- p.81 / Chapter Chapter 5: --- "Summary, conclusion and future studies" --- p.87 / Chapter 5.1 --- Summary --- p.87 / Chapter 5.2 --- Conclusion --- p.89 / Chapter 5.3 --- Future Studies --- p.89 / References --- p.90 / Publications --- p.104

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