Magnetic resonance imaging at high field strength: Is stronger better?

Research report (imported) 2007 - Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Heidemann, Robin M.
Neurophysik (Prof. Dr. Robert Turner), MPI für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften, Leipzig
Magnetic resonance imaging is the most important tool in modern Neuroscience. Due to the continuing improvements in spatial and temporal resolution in this imaging modality, great progress could be made in the field of brain science. Nowadays, however, a point has been reached where further improvements in resolution is limited. The use of so called high-field systems can overcome these limits and facilitate new findings about the human brain.

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